MHA Constitute Madhukar Gupta Committee Will Advise Ways to Tighten Security of Indo-Pak Border [ Current Affairs ]


The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has established high-level committee which will advised ways to make tighter security at India-Pakistan border. The former Union Home Secretary Madhukar Gupta will head the committee.

  • The committee will suggest:
  1. Ways to strengthen the security end to end the India-Pakistan Border.
  2. Address the issue of gaps and vulnerability in border fencing.

Terms of References of the Committee:

  • Study all types of gaps in the barrier and all other susceptibilities with the India-Pakistan border.
  • Suggest a complete approach to fix them on temporary and permanent basis.
  • It will submit its report in three months i. e. till June 2016.


  • After the two terrorist attacks in Punjab MHA has taken decision to establish this committee.
  • First was in July 2015 on Dinanagar police station in Gurdaspur district and second was in January 2016 on strategic Pathankot airbase.
  • And in both attacks terrorists from Pakistan had penetrated into India after beaching the India-Pakistan border in Punjab particularly from the riverine section.

- Published on: April 7, 2016