Sh S S Deswal, DG ITBP called on Sh Amit Shah, Hon’ble Home Minister

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New Delhi. Sh S S Deswal, Director General Indo- Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) today called on
Sh Amit Shah, Hon’ble Home Minister.
Apart from discussion on various issues, Sh Deswal briefed the Hon’ble HM about the
retrieval mission of the bodies in the high Himalayas of missing mountaineers from Nanda Devi
East by ITBP mountaineers. He also briefed the Hon’ble HM abut ITBP’s support on ongoing
Kailash Mansarovar Yatra from two routes i.e. through Lipulekh and Nathu La Passes
The Director General briefed the Hon’ble Minister on various Border Area Development
Program and Civic Action Program conducted by the ITBP in deployment areas of the Force at
the border and Left Wing Extremism hit states and how the Force is training the local youth in
sports like Hockey and Archery in Chhattisgarh.
ITBP has been primarily deployed to guard the 3488 KMs long India China borders in
typical harsh weather and terrain conditions since its inception in 1962. The Force personnel
are well known for their special mountaineering skills.