JAMMU, June 1: Director General (DG) of Border Security Force (BSF) S S Deswal visited forward areas along the International Border (IB) in Jammu frontier and reviewed the border domination plan today.
A spokesperson of border guarding force said Deswal, who arrived here on May 30 on a two-day visit, toured the critical areas of the entire border stretch and held discussions with various sector and Unit Commanders besides police officers regarding border domination and other security measures being adopted.
The DG was accompanied by Additional DG, S Panwar and Inspector General, Jammu frontier, N S Jamwal, who briefed the chief about the complexities of management of Jammu border under prevailing security scenario, while the Field Commanders apprised him about the various ongoing construction works on the border and constraints being faced during their implementation, the spokesperson said.
The BSF chief also reviewed the prevailing COVID-19 situation. Interacting with Jawans and patiently attending to their issues, the spokesperson said the DG BSF stressed about the importance of physical fitness and exhorted the troops to engage themselves in regular fitness exercises and games.
He also planted various tree saplings in the Border Out Posts to give it a look of ‘green border’, the spokesperson said. He added Deswal stressed upon the idea of cultivation of land ahead of fencing with the help of BSF who can provide security to the farmers.