Chairperson: Shri Naveen Verma, National Security Council
Discussants: Professor Chintamani Mahapatra and Shri K Srinivasan
With a friendly dispensation in Dhaka, it is an opportune moment for India to deliver on its promise to exchange the enclaves and surrender adverse possessions.
While India is augmenting the security of the Lakshadweep islands, implementation of the coastal security scheme on the ground has been slow.
Publisher: Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (2010)
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This book is an attempt to bring together documents and reports published by the government on border management. The aim is to provide a comprehensive overview of the problems India faces in managing its borders and its approach towards the challenge.
Chairperson: Admiral (Retd.) P S Das
Discussants: Cmde Ashok Sawhney and Cdr Shishir Upadhyaya
Even if solutions are known the Government does not implement them due to lack of political will, resource crunch, turf wars, apathy, and general inertia.
State governments have to be coaxed and cajoled into actively participating and cooperating with the Centre in the national endeavour to secure India’s coasts.
Lack of manpower, training, infrastructure and coordination coupled with other systemic flaws and state government’s indifference to coastal security have severely undermined the efficacy of the coastal security apparatus.
A number of Chinese border intrusions across the Line of Actual Control have been reported in recent months.
Though tensions between India and Nepal over a few disputed pockets along the border have persisted for more than three decades, the first half of 2009 witnessed an increase in the frequency of border