外文标题：12,000 ITBP personnel to be deployed along China border
NEW DELHI: Against the backdrop of over 300 transgressions by the Chinese army along the line of actual control till August this year, the government has given an in-principle approval for induction of nearly 12,000 personnel in the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, a force which guards the 3,488km-long India-China border.
The 12 new battalions (12,000 personnel) will be recruited mainly for deployment at 54 new border outposts (BoPs) that will be set along LAC in Arunachal Pradesh, official sources said here.
The setting up of new posts, announced by home minister Rajnath Singh on Friday last, will bolster the presence of ITBP along the strategic frontier in Arunachal Pradesh which has witnessed incursion attempts from Chinese side because of large gaps between two border posts.
Terming the incursion as "transgression", the government had informed Rajya Sabha in August this year that Chinese army has transgressed the border 334 times this year and a total of 1,278 times between 2010-13.
We have to increase our strength across the border as chinkies are overplaying these days
2000 nuks get ready just so China know Bak of their brain
Harish Jhaveri (USA)
China has No business telling India what India can or cannot do in its territory. Tibet was part of India since beginning and great wall of China is just north of Tibet.India should claim Tibet as part of north India. jai Hind!
Deepjyoti Nath (Unknown)
China is becoming too much aggressive
china's 10 trillian $ economy is growing at 7 % rate where India has 2 trillion economy growing at mere 5.5% rate. India needs to grow at double digit rate for next 15 years. we needs to build our capabilities as fast as possible. when India becomes 3 trillian economy China will be 15 trillian . so India need to move fast.
Tvenak B (US)
Even after 1962 debacle, India has neither enough Border Posts nor infrastructure along the border with Tibet which itself has been under occupation by China. Finally the new Prime Minister is trying to catch up.
finally......after such a long time.....finally some sound strategic policy making !!! definitely a welcome move.
Manoj Kumar ()
India must increase Army / Air Force / Navy / DRDO / ISRO budgets