BGB develops app for citizens to curb border crimes

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Published: 00:33, Jan 16,2020

 
 

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates ‘Report to BGB’ mobile app during a programme marking BGB Day on December 18, 2019. — Press release

Border Guards Bangladesh has developed a mobile app, named ‘Report to BGB’, which will help them prevent border crimes with the information provided to them by the citizens through this app.

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated this mobile app based software application on BGB Day on December 18, 2019.

This Mobile application will help BGB take necessary actions against any unlawful incidents includes-human trafficking, drug trafficking, smuggling to border areas of the country with the information provided by the app users.

App user’s privacy will be maintained as per BGB policy. An app user can coordinate with the BGB through reporting border related nearby crime details and information anonymously. Anonymous Information given through this app is not mandatory to disclose his or her identities.

The information provided by users is exclusively for the purpose of providing service to the community. The information from the app is visible only to the concerned BGB higher officials.

This app has access to use phone camera when user wants to capture a photo, to attach with the post. The app does not use user’s device inputs automatically without user’s consent.

BGB will notify of any changes to its Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy in the app.

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