BSF IG Takes Stock Of Security Measures On Odisha-Chhattisgarh Border In Koraput
Koraput: Satish Chandra Budakoti, IG, Frontier BSF Odisha made an assessment of security scenario on Odisha-Chhattisgarh border during a visit to company operating bases (COBs) in the district.
The IG, accompanied by Dhirendra Kumar, DIG (Ops) and Ajay Kumar, Commandant 151 Bn visited COB Dandabadi and COB Ramagiri under Boipariguda, in Tulasi foot hills.
The IG held a meeting at the headquarters of 151 Battalion BSF and took stock of the security scenario in Tulasi RF area, assessed the security framework and working style of the forces. He also interacted with the commanders and troops of BSF. Ajay Kumar, Commandant apprised the officers about security scenario of the area and briefed about confidence building measures among the people.
IG appreciated the high standards of professionalism of BSF personnel and complimented proactive approach of the troops in undertaking humanitarian assistance to the locals.
He emphasised BSF’s commitment to eliminate Naxalism and assist the civil administration in implementation of developmental works. He appreciated ongoing operations of BSF with Odisha Police in security vacuum areas of Tulasi RF and its northern area and directed to step up more aggressive operations in the area.
Under the aegis of BSF outreach programmes, the IG asked the unit to establish more sports clubs in far flung villages to motivate and encourage the youth.