New Delhi: The Water Wing of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force celebrated its 10th Raising Day at ITBP Camp, Tezpur, Assam on Sunday. Jal Wing was established on June 12, 2012. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Guest DIG (Tezpur) GC Purohit said, “Jal Wing is going to play a very important role in the security of our country. Climate change and frequent disasters will increase its importance in future.”
Commandant Water Wing Dr Deepak Kumar Pandey highlighted the conflict scenario along the international borders and the role of the Water Wing in the protection of water bodies. He elaborated on the role of the Water Wing in protecting Pegong Tso, Indus River, Chang Chenmo River and Shyok River. He elaborated on the role of water wing in Ladakh and also in many rivers like Brahmaputra etc in North Eastern India.
An excellent display of its professional ability was organized by Water Wing on the occasion of Foundation Day. One demonstration showed an operation to patrol rivers. In other demonstrations, the extremely difficult and specific action of rescuing a drowning victim and evacuating him by boat and ambulance was shown. It reflects the efficiency and efficiency of working in adverse conditions of the personnel of Water Wing.
Water Wing of ITBP was set up to patrol water bodies, provide logistical support to BoPs attached to water bodies, assist in disaster management during water based disasters and provide training to ITBP personnel in water based operations .
The Water Wing is a pan-India organization whose role may be determined in all parts of the Himalayas and the floodplains around the Ganges, Brahmaputra, Indus and other rivers. The headquarter of the Water Wing is at Tezpur, Assam. The Brahmaputra river flowing beside here provides a suitable place for its training.
ITBP is guarding the 3384 km border from Karakoram in Ladakh to Jachep La in Arunachal Pradesh. It is considered one of the best mountain defense forces in the world.
GC Purohit, DIG, Sector Headquarters Tezpur, Dr. Balraj Begra, DIG (Medical), Commandant IB Jha, 55 Battalion, Dr. Deepak Pandey, Commandant, Water Wing, Sanjay Kumar, Second Command, Ashutosh Bisht during the Foundation Day celebrations of Water Wing Hundreds of subordinate officers and jawans including Deputy Commandant, Prem Singh, Assistant Commandant, Bhanwar Singh, Assistant Commandant and many other officers were present.
first published:June 12, 2022, 2:50 p.m.