Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday laid the foundation stone for Security Force Residential Complex at Integrated Check Post (ICP), Atari at Indo-Pak International border in Amritsar, Punjab. He also dedicated the newly created facilities at Joint Check Post (JCP).
Lauding the role of security forces, Rajnath said that it will be the first residential complex at ICP and the Government has decided to construct such kind of Complexes at all the ICPs of the country.
He was welcomed by DG BSF Rajni Kant Mishra, Inspector General BSF Punjab Frontier Mahipal Singh Yadav and other senior officials.
Rajnath hoped that this facility will further boost the morale of security force personnel. He also said that with modern facilities at this ICP, the trade will not only be increased with our neighbour, but also with other countries through this route.
These facilities will also provide employment to locals, he added.
The Union Home Minister also inaugurated viewers’ gallery and witnessed the Retreat Ceremony at JCP Atari.