Full body truck scanners for 5 cross border trading posts: Government

The Centre has finally decided to install five full-body truck scanners at cross-LoC trading points, including Wagah and Uri. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said in Rajya Sabha that the government is procuring
Government, Cross Border, Truck, LoC
India TV News Desk New Delhi March 22, 2017 17:18 IST

The Centre has finally decided to install five full-body truck scanners at cross-LoC trading points, including Wagah and Uri.

Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said in Rajya Sabha that the government is procuring five full body truck scanners for five locations in accordance with the laid down procedure. 

The locations are Attari in Amritsar, Petrapole (Indo-Bangladesh border), Raxaul (Indo-Nepal Border), Poonch-Chakkandabagh and Uri-Salamabad (both along Indo-Pak border). 

"The Government has issued a global tender enquiry for procurement of five full body truck scanners. It is also obtaining various clearances from the respective state governments and other nodal agencies. The other details cannot be revealed in view of the national security and commercial confidence," he said replying to a written question.

(With inputs from PTI)

 
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