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Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System

In the aftermath of Pathankot attack, the government had okayed a plan to stop infiltration on 2900 kilometres western border with Pakistan under the name Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS). Any person trying to enter India from Gujarat to J&K can be tracked by multiple technologies including round-the-clock surveillance through sophisticated technology, Thermal image […]

Border Area Development Programme: Features and Implementation Issues

The major issues with which India’s borders are plagued with include – poor accessibility,  economic backwardness, sense of insecurity among people living in border areas etc. Thus, development of the border areas was envisaged as an important element of the border management policy of the government. In this direction, the Border Area Development Programme (BADP) […]

On India China Border Defence Cooperation Agreement

India and China share a 3,488 km disputed border along the chilling heights ranging from 12,000-17,000 feet. The fact is that the border has not been agreed on either on ground or on maps and the peace agreement of 1993 has named the border as Line of Actual Control which means military-held line which can […]