Mehbooba Mufti said the process of acquisition of land for the border posts have been initiated. (File)
The Centre has sanctioned the construction of 90 border outposts or BoPs along the International Border (IB) in Jammu, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said today.
In a written reply to a question by BJP lawmaker Kuldeep Raj in the state Assembly today, Ms Mufti said the process of acquisition of land for the BoPs "all along the Indo-Pak border" in the state had been initiated.
The Union Home ministry has conveyed its sanction to the construction and functioning of 90 border outposts on the IB in Jammu, she said.
In this direction, Rs 2,12,87,111 has been disbursed as compensation for land out of the total Rs 3,66,20,606 received from Centre, Ms Mufti added.