Integrated Check Post
Why in News
- Recently, the Prime Minister of India along with Prime Minister of Nepal jointly inaugurated the second Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Jogbani (Bihar)-Biratnagar (Nepal).
- Jogbani-Biratnagar is equipped with modern facilities and is an important trade point between the two countries.
- It was built with Indian assistance to facilitate trade and people’s movement across the India-Nepal border.
- This in line with India’s Neighbourhood First Policy. Improving cross connectivity projects of Road, Rail and Transmission lines in Nepal, is an important aspect of it.
- India played the role of the first responder in relief and rescue operations in Nepal during the after the earthquake in 2015.