New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday reviewed issues affecting the elite ITBP force like border outposts, construction and up-gradation of helipads and additional air courier services and asked ministry officials to extend necessary assistance to the force.
In an hour-long meeting, Director General of Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) D.K. Chaudhary informed Singh about the cadre management and other issues of the force such as housing, health and education facilities.
The minister asked the Home Ministry officials to extend necessary assistance to the ITBP for the welfare of the “jawans” and their families and provide them training and better equipments.
The meeting was attended by Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, Kiren Rijiju, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi, Secretary (Border Management) Susheel Kumar and senior officers from ITBP and the Home Ministry.