Indo-Pak border to be completely sealed by 2018: Rajnath Singh
New Delhi : Home Minister Rajnath Singh, after reviewing the security situation in Kashmir, on Friday announced that India will completely seal its border with Pakistan by December 2018.
While addressing media after reviewing the security situation on border Rajnath Singh said, "India is planning to seal the entire border with Pakistan by December 2018 and a proper monitoring mechanism would be in place at the central and state government levels for it."
He also proposed setting up border security grid for which suggestion from all the concerns will be taken.
"It is a new concept. We will be framing guidelines after getting suggestions from all stakeholders," Singh said.
Use of technology to seal the border
Home Minister Rajnath Singh claimed that under the action plan of sealing the Indo-Pak border, which government is determined to do by the end of 2018, use of technology will play a crucial role.
Singh said, "Like we have riverine and Sir Creek area in Gujarat, there we will make maximum use of technology for effective sealing of border.”
# Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviews security situation in Kashmir
# Indo-Pak border to be sealed by December 2016
# Technology will be used to execute the action plan of sealing the border
# Border security grid has also been proposed, concern stakeholders to take a call
# Rajnath Singh chaired meeting with CMs of states sharing border with Pakistan
# BSF senior officials were also present in the meet