Integrated Check Post to be built along Indo-Pak border

Last Updated: Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 20:43

Attari(Punjab): An Integrated Check Post with
state-of-the-art facilities will be set up at Attari on the
Indo-Pak border at a cost of Rs 150 crore by April next year.

The Union Home Ministry has finalised the plan to set up
the ICP under the aegis of Land Port Authority of India which
has been tasked to set up 13 such posts along international
borders.

"Attari shall be the first Land Port to be commissioned,"
Amritsar Deputy Commissioner Kahan Singh Pannu said after a
meeting with Joint Secretary Ministry of Home Affairs (Border
Management) Sada Kant here today.

The post will be built on an area of 131 acres and have
various machineries including high level scanners worth Rs 30
crore to facilitate the Customs and Immigration clearance of
passengers and goods.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 20:43

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