Jammu Frontier was raised on 1st January 1981 after bifurcating the erstwhile North Western frontier under the command of Shri W.G.J. Mudaliar, IPS IG Jammu.

                    Initially it was Jammu Sector under the command of Brig K.S.Sidhu. under North- Western frontier. Sector HQ Jammu was initially established in a rented house at Gandhi Nagar, Jammu where building of Bakshi Gulam Mohd , the then CM J&K was also hired for BSF officers Mess. 3rd and 4th Bns of Kashmir Armed Police (J&K) state were converted into 45 and 46 Bn BSF respectively besides raising of 60 and 61 Bn BSF Paloura Camp (present Ftr HQ) under supervision of Lt Col Gurdev Singh who was taken on deputation to BSF from 2 Sikh Regt and joint efforts of Lt Col Gurdev Singh , Lt Col B.S.Jaswal and Lt. Col K.N.Janjhua (Mahar Regt) enabled BSF in acquisition and establishment of sector HQ and Unit HQrs at Paloura. Col Biji of Army ordinance Corps established provisioning set up. Shri Pahwa, Addl SP wireless from Punjab Police ws taken on deputation as JAD (comm.) Jammu. Shri Ashok Patel, DySp of MP Police took over as JAD(G) and established ‘G’ set-up in Jammu Sector with posting of Shri R.S.Rathore, DySP of MP Police who was also taken on deputation to BSF.

                     Initially when the Jammu frontier was raised in 1981 two sectors i.e. SHQ BSF Jammu and SHQ BSF Rajouri were placed under Jammu Frontier. During the year 1992 when the militancy in J&K was at its peak , SHQ BSF Doda was raised under Ftr HQ Jammu. The Sector was further bifurcated into DIG IS Duty Doda and DIG IS Duty Kistwar.SHQ Kistwar was functioning as an adhoc HQ, which was Shifted to CI(ops) Rajouri. Late in 31st july 2004 sector Sundarbani has been raised in place of CI (Ops) Sector Rajouri. And Doda was later shifted to CI (Ops) Ramban on march 1997.


BSF is committed to the highest standard of quality information and every attempt has been made to present up to date and accurate information. However BSF gives no warranty as to the accuracy of the information on this web site and accepts no liability for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result on such information.