Border Security Force: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Smart Fence Border along India-Bangladesh Border

At the recently held border talks between India and Bangladesh, it was decided that the smart fencing across the border will be completed by July 2020. The smart fence is being constructed along the river Brahmaputra in Assam. The fencing is 55-km long. Significance The 55-km distance of the long India-Bangladesh International border has been ..

49th Border Coordination between India and Bangladesh held

The high-level border talks between India and Bangladesh was held between December 25, 2019 and December 30, 2019 in New Delhi. The talks were attended by the Border Guarding Forces of India and Bangladesh. The countries expressed their satisfaction reflecting friendly cordial relations between them. Highlights The major issues that were discussed during the meet ..

55th Raising Day of Border Security Force(BSF)

The Border Security Force (BSF) is one of the seven Central Armed Police Forces of India, was formed on 1st December 1965 and, is termed as the First Line of Defence of Indian Territories. With the Motto ‘Duty Unto Death’, BSF is the world’s largest border guarding force with a strength of over 2.57 lakh ..

VK Johri appointed as new Director General (DG) of Border Security Force (BSF)

VK Johri, a 1984-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre, has been appointed as the new Director General (DG) of Border Security Force (BSF). He will take over the charge of the BSF from incumbent Rajni Kanti Mishra, who retires on August 31. Johri is presently serving as the Special Secretary in ..

ECI appoints Special Central Police Observer for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Election Commission of India has appointed Sh K K Sharma (IPS 1982 Retd DG Border Security Force) as the Central Police Observer for the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana instead. Sh K K Sharma was earlier nominated for the States of West Bengal and Jharkhand. He would oversee the deployment and other security related ..

BOLD-QIT project launched on Bangladesh borders of India

On 5th March, the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the project BOLD-QIT (Border Electronically Dominated QRT Interception Technique) on India-Bangladesh border in Dhubri District of Assam. The project is a part of the Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS), which many countries including Israel have adopted to ensure proper border management. Hence, the ..

Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019 conducted between India and Bangladesh

In Tripura, the joint border guarding exercise “Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019’ was held between the Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) as a part of ‘Confidence Building Measures’ between the two border guards. The exercise was named after the Mainamati hill range situated 8 km west of Comilla township in Bangladesh, which ..

Rajni Kant Mishra appointed as new Director-General of Border Security Force

Rajni Kant Mishra, a 1984 batch Indian Police Service officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, has been appointed the new Director-General of Border Security Force (BSF). He will succeed K.K. Sharma, who is superannuating on September 30, 2018. Mr. Mishra has been shifted from the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). He will head the BSF till August ..