The Government today said it is enhancing military infrastructure including surveillance facilities along the borders with China and Pakistan in view of threat perception. Replying to a question in Rajya Sabha, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said a “holistic review” of the military modernisation programme has been undertaken along the borders.
“A holistic review of our infrastructural development and military modernisation programme has been undertaken along the borders, keeping the threat perception in view,” she said.
The defence minister said new surveillance assets are being installed besides deploying unmanned aerial vehicles and Advanced Integrated Obstacle Systems.
“Indian Government is fully seized of the military (and) security needs of the country in the border areas, and steps as required have been undertaken for strengthening the forces,” she said.