Scheme for Security of Border Areas

Scheme for Security of Border Areas

Posted On: 09 FEB 2021, Delhi

Ministry of Home Affairs is implementing various projects for creation of infrastructure under Border Infrastructure and Management (BIM) Scheme to secure the border areas which inter-alia include construction of border roads, Border Out Posts (BOPs), border fencing and floodlights.

Funds under the BIM scheme are allocated for different borders. Details of funds provided under the scheme to secure borders with Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and China since 2014 are as under:-

(Rs. in crore)

S. No.BorderFunds provided
2014-152015-162016-172017-182018-192019-202020-21 (Revised Estimate)
 Indo- Bangladesh722.25672.93700.701152.801019.55996.53651.76
 Indo- Bhutan10.3433.8220.7620.0211.3410.319.88
 Indo- Myanmar18.319.8023.005.006.2720.0020.38
 Indo- China182.31425.25229.94211.38270.13351.89237.93

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Nityanand Rai in a written reply to question in the Lok Sabha today.