New Intelligence Set-Up of SSB and Welfare and Rehabilitation Board (WARB) App (Download PDF)

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New Intelligence Set-up of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) was launched to provide well-knit intelligence network. India shares 1, 751 km-long border with Nepal and 699 km-long border with Bhutan.

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Image of Intelligence Set-up of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

Image of Intelligence Set-up of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

Importance of SSB Intelligence for Visa Free Regime with Nepal and Bhutan

  • SSB mandated with responsibility of guarding the Indo-Nepal and Indo-Bhutan borders with no restrictions on movement of people on either side.

  • Border with Nepal touches Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Sikkim and border with Bhutan touches Sikkim, West Bengal, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.

  • Border population on both sides has strong regional, cultural, and economic ties but there is also trans-border movement of criminals and anti-nationals posing a major challenge on the border for visa free regime.

  • SSB also declared the Lead Intelligence Agency (LIA) for both the Indo-Nepal and Indo-Bhutan borders.

New Intelligence Set-up

  • Provides well-knit intelligence network with great capabilities for comprehensive border management.

  • Operations of SSB have to be intelligence based preventing criminals and smugglers from taking advantage of the friendly borders with Nepal and Bhutan.

  • Intelligence wing to gather actionable information in a bid to enhance operational efficiency.

  • Intelligence has 650 posts in various ranks from Battalion to Frontier Headquarter to gather actionable information.

  • SSB’s intelligence wing personnel will be deployed on India-Nepal and India-Bhutan borders

Welfare and Rehabilitation Board (WARB) App

Contains features to facilitate retired CAPFs and Assam Rifles personnel:

  • Get grievances redressed

  • Seek skill development training through National Skill Development Corporation under “Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna

  • Apply for re-employment

  • Get relevant and important information.

  • Help retired personnel have better coordination with WARB

SSB’s Women Welfare Association “SANDIKSHA”

SSB’s Women Welfare Association “SANDIKSHA” took up the task to find children of martyrs and provide financial help to children still studying in school, colleges, and universities to continue their studies.

- Published/Last Modified on: October 2, 2017

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