Bhuj (Gujarat): The demand for granting one-rank one-pension to paramilitary personnel would be considered, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.
The Home Minister’s assurance came during an interaction with jawans of Border Security Force during a visit to the frontier district of Kutch along the India-Pakistan border.
Singh also inaugurated the integration of a Gujarat government project — Bhaskaracharya Institute for Space Applications and Geo informatics (BISAG) — with the BSF.
The Home Minister was briefed about the details and utility of BISAG and need for dedicated, encrypted channel for paramilitary forces.
Singh also addressed some BSF jawans live through BISAG and interacted with them. Some of the jawans telephonically made requests regarding increase of air courier services in the Northeastern region and Jammu and Kashmir and regarding time-bound promotions.
Yesterday, the Home Minister visited BSF Mooring place (Satish) Koteshwar where he was briefed about issues concerning border areas, creek and coastal security.