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India and Nepal agreed to use satellite images in boundary survey work



India and Nepal agreed to use satellite images in boundary survey work: Details, Aim, Purpose, Highlights

India and Nepal have agreed to explore the possibility of using high-resolution satellite images in boundary survey work.

This decision was taken during the 5th meeting of Nepal-India Boundary Working Group (BWG) held in Kathmandu from 19th September to 21st September 2018.

India and Nepal also agreed to continue mapping of No man’s land encroachment and cross-border occupation.

The outcome of the 4th meeting of BWG held in Dehradun in 2017 was reviewed and it was observed if the issued guidelines are followed.

The work schedule for the remaining field seasons was finalized.

A discussion was held on various matters related to the ongoing Nepal-India boundary work.

About Nepal-India Boundary Working Group (BWG)

Nepal-India Boundary Working Group (BWG) is a joint body constituted by the Governments of India and Nepal. It was constituted in the year 2014

Nepal-India Boundary Working Group (BWG)  main purpose is to carry out works in the fields of construction, restoration, and repair of boundary pillars including clearance of ‘No-man’s land’ and other technical tasks

India, Nepal border

India and Nepal share 1,758 kilometers long border (fourth longest after Bangladesh, China, Pakistan). Five Indian states share land border viz. Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, and Sikkim. 

It is an open border, allowing nationals of both countries may move freely across the border without passports or visas and may live and work in either country. It is guarded by Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)


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