The Indian government is planning to remove the old iron wire fence and replace it with a strong new fencing of steel wire fence to protect the country’s borders from enemies.
BSF sources said that the government is in the process of imposing more effective new cut-proof fencing on all its borders including the India-Pakistan border. According to sources, the government has also replaced the old fence with cut-proof fencing in many places.
The first pilot project of smart fence has been completed at India-Bangladesh border in Assam’s Silchar-Lathitila sector where an eight (7.18 Km) kilometers long smart fence has been installed. The cost of the news smart fence is Rs 2 crores/Kilometer.
According to BSF official, This smart fence can not be cut due to its strong design and it will help to stop the illegal immigrants from Bangladesh.
New smart fence on #Bangladesh border by @BSF_India in #Silchar sctr of #Assam to stop infilitration, its almost difficult to cut this fence in comparison to earlier iron-fence pic.twitter.com/4k1KmK6OMK— Neeraj Rajput (@neeraj_rajput) January 10, 2020