The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (UHA) on November 5, 2018, released ₹113.36 crores to six border states under the Border Area Development Programme (BADP) to improve the condition of people living in these isolated locations.
The six border states are Assam, Nagaland, Sikkim, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand.
With this, so far, the Home Ministry has released a total of Rs 637.98 crore during 2018-19 to states having International Border. These funds were in addition to Rs 1100 crore released in 2017-18 for the all-round development of villages located along the International Border in 17 states.
India shares border with Pakistan (3323 km), China (3488 km), Nepal (1751 km), Bhutan(699 km), Myanmar (1643 km) and Bangladesh (4096 km). Read More