Dimapur, April 23: Director General of Border Security Force, Rajni Kant Mishra accompanied by Sanjeev Kumar Singh, IPS, ADG, BSF (Eastern Command) visited Nagaland on April 22 to review the security and operational preparedness in the State where BSF are deployed.
The DG lauded the battalion HQ of 111 Bn BSF, Satakha where he was received by Dr. K.C. Mahali, IPS, IG BSF M&C frontier along with Anand Singh, DIG SHQ BSF CI (Ops) Manipur and Sanjeev Sharma, Commandant 111 Bn BSF.
The DG reviewed the domination plan of the unit and expressed satisfaction on the ops preparedness of the battalion and complemented troops for performing duty in professional manner by taking local people along.
The DG BSF was given a detailed briefing about the operational and other roles of the BSF. After the briefing and review, the DG interacted with the officers and men posted at Satakha and listened to their grievances. Addressing the troops the DG exhorted them to be physically and mentally fit and perform the duties in a professional manner as per the expectation of the nation.
The DG particularly emphasized the need to win hearts and minds of local people by providing information and enabling local people take benefits of different Government programmes.
The DG BSF also interacted with the local ex-BSF retired personnel who earlier served in 111 Bn BSF and other elders of the area. The BSF pensioners brought certain issues to the notice of the DG. The DG gave them assurance that points raised by them will be addressed in a time bound manner.
Later in the evening DG BSF called on Governor of Nagaland P.B. Acharya wherein Governor acknowledged and appreciated the work put in by the BSF. He also stressed on the need of promoting Government schemes by BSF. He desired that since BSF is deployed in remote areas, it can help people there by running awareness programmes about the Government schemes so that these people can derive maximum benefits from them, informed an official release.
(Page News Service)