Border Security Force’s Punjab frontier inspector general (IG) Ashok Kumar inaugurated ‘Kamaljit Night Stay Barracks’ at the border outpost near the Indo-Pak international border at Shahoor village in Gurdaspur district on Saturday night
The stay barracks meant for the BSF jawans is fitted with the latest facilities. Speaking to mediapersons, the IG said a total of five night barracks had been constructed at a cost of Rs 6 crore at Tash Pattan, Bamial Tent, Dhinda Forward and Simbal posts and Kamaljit barracks in the Gurdaspur sector.
He said these barracks had separate rooms for men and women for stay, administrative block, kitchen, dining room, toilets, bathrooms, weapon house, etc.
He said the BSF jawans and women had been keeping a keen surveillance on the activities and movements of anti-social and anti-national elements at the border day and night, and thus, the BSF posts were being modernised to provide them latest facilities.
Gurdaspur BSF deputy inspector general (DIG) Brig NK Mishra, 38 BSF battalion Commandant Dinesh Kumar Rajaura and Assistant Commandant Neeral Kaushak were also present on the occasion.