Shinde inaugurates Rs 30 crore BSF base in Solapur
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Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 21:43
  
Mumbai: Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Wednesday inaugurated the site for a Rs 30 crore base for BSF troops in his Lok Sabha constituency of Solapur.

 The reserve battalion base of the Border Security Force (BSF) will come up on a 79.79 acre land at Takli village of this district in Maharashtra.

The base, which will have a capacity to hold a battalion of about 1,000 personnel, is the first such facility in Maharashtra for this force and the site will be developed in the next few years at a cost of Rs 30 crore.

Construction of jawan barracks, administrative and training blocks will commence on the land provided to the paramilitary by the state government.

PTI

First Published: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 21:43


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