Constant patrolling along the line of control and the international border has brought down infiltration levels by 43 per cent and agencies are now working overtime to further strengthen the anti-infiltration grid.
The Army and the Border Security Force have just concluded a mega-exercise in this regard, and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) hopes that it will further lower infiltration levels this year. “A sweep exercise was conducted by all stakeholders. A major thrust was on tunnels but none were found along the International Border and Line of Control,” a senior officer told NDTV.
All stakeholders have been asked to submit reports related to the completion of the mega-exercise – codenamed ‘Sudarshan’ – aimed at tightening vigil along the infiltration-probe border, he said. Read More