Rajnath Singh to inaugurate BOLD-QIT project along Indo-Bangladesh border in Assam’s Dhubri
By Our Correspondent, 04/03/2019, Guwahati

Over 60 km long Indo-Bangladesh riverine border along Assam’s Dhubri district will now be equipped with underwater and underground sensor (Sonar) to detect all illegal cross-border activities. A wide range of electronic gadgets are being installed along the Indo-Bangladesh riverine border in Dhubri district to stop trans-border movement, activities and this has been taken up under a project BOLD-QIT (Border Electronically Dominated Quick Response Team Interception Technique) under the Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS).

Union Home minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate the BOLD-QIT project on Tuesday along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Assam’s Dhubri district aiming to curb all cross-border crimes, other activities.The Union Home minister along with Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will formally inaugurate the project at Barmanpara headquarters of the Border Security Forces (BSF) at around 1 pm. Rajnath Singh will also address a public gathering at Zhagrapur Stadium at Dhubri at around 2-40 pm.

According to the reports, the project will keep the terrain borders as well as the riverine borders under surveillance round the clock. A top official of BSF said that, it will make their security system error free as they would be able to make the land, water as well as underground, underwater border and airspace free from any kind of encroachments. Assam’s Dhubri district shares with the Bangladesh are mainly in the Brahmaputra river and a little portion in the Gadadhar river and it considered to be the longest riverine border in the country.The Union Home minister had inaugurated two smart fencing projects of five kilometres each on the Indo-Pakistan border in Jammu in September last year.