Amid rising tensions with China alongside the Line of Precise Management, the federal government has ordered establishing of 47 Border Outposts (BoPs). The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) will arrange and man these Border Outposts.

Union Minister of State for Residence G Kishan Reddy made the announcement on the 59th Elevating Day ceremony of the ITBP, in Larger Noida on Saturday, October 24.

The ITBP is answerable for guarding the three,488 km lengthy India-China border. It is likely one of the seven Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and comes below the Ministry of Residence Affairs.

The Minister additionally spoke about new automobiles being supplied to the ITBP for which a finances of Rs 7,223 crore has been allotted. Whereas addressing the ITBP on the Elevating Day ceremony Reddy mentioned that Indian tradition speaks about “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, which provides the message of world peace, however, “on the identical time, our tradition additionally offers us the mantra to totally empower ourselves for each sort of opposed state of affairs created by the enemy”.

Reddy didn’t overlook to acknowledge ITBP’s contribution in safeguarding the Indian border since its inception in 1962. He mentioned, “Irrespective of regardless of the difficulties, ITBP jawans carry out their duties with excessive morale and patriotism within the service of Mom India.”

Reddy was additionally reward for the intense professionalism and the zeal that the jawans have displayed through the years within the uncongenial and excessive situations on the mountainous borders.

He mentioned whether or not it’s battling terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir or Left-Wing Extremism in Chhattisgarh, the ITBP has lived upto the expectations. The Minister additionally cited the selfless service rendered by the ITBP in numerous efforts to sort out the unfold of the Covid-19 pandemic within the nation.

The minister introduced six Presidential Police Medals and 23 Police Medals for Meritorious Providers to ITBP personnel on the Elevating Day ceremony.

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