Centre has fenced 3406 kms along Indo-Bangladesh borderNovember 27th, 2007 - 7:29 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov.27 (ANI): The Government of India has sanctioned 3406 kms of fencing along the Indo-Bangladesh border.
Out of this, 2529 kms of fencing has been erected. A pilot project of 277 kms of flood-lighting in the West Bengal sector was sanctioned and has since been completed.
An amount of Rs.2881.58 crore has been incurred on border works which includes the expenditure incurred on the construction of 3246 kms of roads and 23051 mtrs. of bridges. The project is likely to be completed by 2008-09.
This was stated in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs, V. Radhika Selvi. (ANI)