INFRASTRUCTURE & FACILITY

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Headquarter of the Battalion at Kavaratti is presently housed in the three blocks of type-1 quarters. Acquisition of land for construction of Administration block and accommodation building is presently pending with Dy. Collector (Land Acquisition Collector), Kavaratti. In Islands, the Battalion units are functioning in old premises vacated by MPSAF. There is acute shortage of accommodation for men and material in all the location including HQ Kavaratti. An area of 40 acres of land has been acquired at Mota Randha in Silvassa. The construction of two 180 men barrack with all amenities, one Quarter Guard building, one Communication complex building have been completed and occupied. Construction of Administration block, Hospital, Sub-Ordinate Officers mess are yet to be taken up by CPWD there. UT Administration of Diu was pleased to allot 40,000 Sq. meter Govt. land for the Battalion and the construction of various buildings for Battalion company is to be taken by CPWD. We have identified 40,000 Sq. meter land at Daman, acquisition process of which is in progress.

WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY.

Battalion sub-units in all the Islands except Bitra is connected with Battalion HQ, Kavaratti through Wireless Network. Wireless Network is further connected to Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli.

MEDICAL FACILITY

There is one Medical Officer working in Battalion on deputation who is stationed at Mota Randha Camp. He is assisted by one Pharmacists (on deputation).