Indian Army and Border Security Force (BSF) synergy conference was held at Headquarters Western Command on Wednesday wherein Indian Army and BSF discussed a common purpose of defending our national borders and the importance of developing a joint security force culture to thwart nefarious designs of inimical elements, a defence spokesperson said.
PRO Defence Jammu Lt Col Anand said, “The conference was presided over by Maj Gen Devendra Sharma, MGGS (Operations), Headquarters Western Command where N S Jamwal, IG BSF Jammu Frontier and Smt Soanli Mishra, IPS, IG BSF Punjab Frontier represented the BSF.”
“The agenda included discussions on the operational issue of convergence to further enhance operational efficiency between the Indian Army and BSF.”
Col Anand said, “Common issues of training and equipment profile of BSF and challenges of border management were deliberated upon. “
“The Chairman highlighted the importance of developing a joint security force culture to thwart nefarious designs of inimical elements.”
“Chairman recalled that during the wars of 1965, 1971 and Operation PARAKRAM, Indian Army and BSF operated together towards a common purpose of defending our national borders. The same spirit of Jointmanship and Cooperation continues to this day,” Col Anand added.
Col Anand said, “Senior Indian Army officers of Western Command, Senior officers of Border Security Force from BSF Headquarters West Command, Punjab & Jammu Frontier also attended the conference.”