New Delhi. 26 April, 2016. National Investigation Agency (NIA), which is investigating the terror attack on Pathankot Airbase, has informed that the terrorists had infiltrated from Pakistan side crossing the border. The exact mode and route taken by them are still under investigation.
In order to strengthen border domination, one more Battalion has been inducted in Gurdaspur sector on Punjab Border. One pilot project for deploying technological solutions in 2 patches of 5-6 kilometers of riverine gaps and sensitive areas of Jammu Frontier has been sanctioned.
Introduction of Force Multipliers and Hi-tech surveillance equipment’s to reduce stress level of troops and to enhance the surveillance of border is on. Upgradation of Intelligence Network and coordination, is also in the offing.
Conduct of special operations along the Border and in-depth areas is planned and review of vulnerability mapping of BOPs along Indo Pak Border from time to time will be done without any lapses.
Approval of four Pilot Projects of approx 30-40 kilometers each in different terrains and sensitive riverine gaps in Jammu, Punjab, Gujarat and West Bengal States has been given. Forty five more laser / IR Intrusion detection system are being fabricated and being installed in Punjab (eight have already been fabricated and installed).