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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 3287
ANSWERED ON:  07.08.2018
Full Body Truck Scanners
UDIT RAJ
Will the Minister of



HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-


(a) whether it is true that there is an inordinate delay in installation of Full Body Truck Scanners (FBTS) at the vulnerable points along the Indo-Pak Border, Indo-Bangladesh Border and Indo-Nepal Border considering the importance of these borders as entry and exit points of terror groups in and out of the country;

(b) if so, the reasons therefor; and

(c) the steps the Government proposes to take to expedite installation of FBTS?


ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
(SHRI KIREN RIJIJU)

(a) to (c): No. The Government has placed order for procurement of five numbers of Full Body Truck Scanners (FBTS) for installation at Attari, Poonch – Chakan-da-bagh and Uri-Salamabad along the Indo-Pak Border; Petrapole on Indo-Bangladesh Border and Raxaul on Indo-Nepal Border. The procurement is done in accordance with the laid down procedure and after obtaining requisite clearances from various agencies.




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