NADABET (GUJARAT), June 20 - The Centre has launched a pilot project in Tripura, Gujarat, Punjab and West Bengal to provide technological support to secure country�s international borders, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Sunday.
�Till now our borders have remained secure because of the efforts of our jawans. Now we are introducing technology on a largescale to secure our borders using radar, laser, CCTV, sensor and many such things,� Singh said addressing Border Security Force (BSF) jawans at an event here near Pakistan border.
The project, called �Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System� envisages securing borders with latest technology to help BSF guard the frontiers.
�We have already initiated pilot projects in the States like Tripura, Gujarat, West Bengal and Punjab,� he said.
Addressing BSF jawans, Singh said the paramilitary force is in fact �the first wall of defence and not the first line of defence� as it is popularly called. � PTI