HISTORY & ROLE OF GUJARAT FRONTIER :-
Gujarat Frontier was raised consequent to restructuring of the BSF on approval by GOI vide MHA L-No. II-27012/1/2003-PF.I dated 28 Nov 2003.
2. This Ftr has been carved out of the erstwhile Rajasthan & Gujarat Frontier by bifurcating it into seperate Rajasthan & Gujarat Frontiers. Gujarat Frontier started functioning w.e.f. 12 July 2004.
3. Gujarat Frontier, unlike other Frontier of the Force, has distinct types of topography, demography, societal pattern and varied climatic conditions. This configuration of terrain and climatic conditioin is heterogeneous in nature. This heterogeniety has its direct and cascading effect on the border management system being followed by this Frontier as well as the stress factor on the troops. It is the prolonged work hours, extreme vagaries of climatic and environment, which affects the physical and mental state of the BSF troops.
4. On one side it is the prolonged duty schedule , on the other side, it is extreme climatic in hospitability coupled with harsh living conditioins which the field Commanders have to manage and balance to optimize the operational domination and keep the troops in excellent physical and mental state.