The troops later recovered the narcotics contained in bags.
BSF officials said this is one of the biggest contraband seizures in a single day during the last decade.
In another incident in Ferozpur in Punjab, a special 'naka' (border post) by the BSF led to recovery of a Chinese-make pistol and 20 rounds of ammunition.
Keeping in mind the vulnerability of the border areas where standing crops provide a natural cover to the smugglers, the BSF field units had enhanced their vigil.
The security force on Tuesday recovered over 15 kg heroin in Amritsar along the international border.