Home Minister Rajnath Singh has reviewed the security situation in the country, especially the areas which are along the border with Pakistan after the surgical strikes by the Army on terror launch pads in PoK.
The top security brass of the country briefed Rajnath about the situations near the borders and steps required to foil any Pakistani motivated attacks on the Indian territory. Safety of civilian have also taken on priority.
The officials have been asked to ensure that the forces posted along the border remain on high alert.
Those who attended the meeting include National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi and top officials of security and intelligence agencies.
BSF, which comes under the Home Ministry, has already put all its units along the Indo-Pak border on “high alert”.
Orders have been issued to all its units along IB in Jammu, Punjab, Rajasthan and Gujarat to step up vigil and bolster their numbers at the posts by bringing in all personnel who are in the reserve.
BSF has also restricted all civilian movement along borders with Pakistan.The border guarding force has also been asked by the Home Ministry to provide manpower to local administration for helping in evacuating people from border villages to safer locations.