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Sashastra Seema Bal

In the forty years of its existence, Sashastra Seema Bal (External website that opens in a new window) (SSB) endeavoured to present a benign face of the government among border populace in the far flung and inaccessible areas subscribing to the ETHOS of Service, Security and Brotherhood. The local populace always found SSB standing steadfastly with them during difficult times.


  • To promote sense of security among the people living in the border area.
  • To prevent trans border crimes and unauthorized entries into or exit from the territory of India.
  • To prevent smuggling and other illegal activities

Training (External website that opens in a new window)

There are five training centres on Counter Subversion,Border Management, Perception Management, and Survival & Other Professional Courses Designed to enhance performance of force personnel.

Welfare (External website that opens in a new window)

Welfare activities in SSB are undertaken mainly under the following two major heads:-

Source: National Portal Content Management Team Last Reviewed on 15-04-2011