Jammu, Sep 16: The much-awaited smart fence pilot project will be inaugurated by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh along international border in Jammu sector on Monday.
‘BSF has constructed three pilot projects of smart fencing along the IB with Pakistan in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts and it will be inaugurated by the Union Home Minister on September 17 (Monday),’ a BSF official said here.
He further added that trial of smart fence pilot project was successful and smart fencing on pilot project basis at three places along the International Border has been constructed using latest techniques and gadgetry.
‘The pilot project is also proposed to be extended along 198-kms IB from Lakhanpur to Akhnoor once proved successful,’ he added.
Mr Singh will arrive here on Monday morning and inaugurate the project during a function at BSF Headquarters, Paloura, sources said, adding that he will also review security situation and later visit the International Border.