AGARTALA, Aug 6 - Director General of BSF KK Sharma called on Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy and Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb and briefed them about the BSF�s initiatives to ensure tight vigil along Indo-Bangla border, according to official sources.
Besides meetings with the Governor and Chief Minister, the DG inspected some BOPs under Panisagar Sector Headquarters in Unakoti district to take stock of the ground reality.
Sharma, who has been serving the BSF since 2016, had a meeting with Inspector General of BSF, Tripura Frontier, operational commanders of the Frontier to review the security situation along the border.
In the meeting, the DG exhorted the BSF authority to focus on technology on border surveillance. �Technological advancement in guarding border must be used at optimum level. This will also certainly help BSF jawans to maintain close monitoring along the porous border�, he told the BSF officials on Sunday.
Sharma laid emphasis on technical advancement in the force and connecting BOPs through television using the services of BISAG (SatelliteService) for conducting live Sainik Sammellans up to remotest part of the country. He also strongly advocated for integrated technical surveillance to guard against the challenging border threats, to supplement manpower efforts, by using high definition video cameras, sensors, alarm system on optical fibre cable.
In his whirlwind visit, the DG also chaired a Sainik Sammellan with officers, subordinate officers and other rank and file of BSF Tripura Frontier at Salbagan on the outskirts of the capital town. During his interaction with the ranks, he laid focus on happy living and better health standards of BSF personnel and advised them to include yoga with balanced diet in their daily routine.