1.20 Border Guard Battalion was raised on 27 December 1975 at JAMALPUR under MYMENSINGH Sector. This Battalion served with pride in various corners of Bangladesh :
2.Presently the Battalion is deployed in Chittagong Hill Tracks and looking after Lougang Zone, Panchari. Besides, regular border protection duties 20 Border Guard Battalion is performing duties in "Operation Uttaran" :
a.In Aid to The Civil Power:
(1)Assist civil administration in maintaining law and order.
(2)Assist the government and other agencies in implementation of the Peace Accord.
(3)Assist local auth/population in socio-economic development of the area.
(4)Protect KPIs and other government properties from sabotage.
b.Military Operation Related.
(1)Seek and neutralize armed groups/parties obstructing peace in the AOR.
(2)Organize and coordinate all intelligence activities in the AOR.
(3)Counter any anti-state activities in the AOR.
(4)Secure Main Supply Route within AOR.
(5)Protect vulnerable groups of the population from any riotous situation / communal riot.
(1)Carry out pacification within the resources available.
(2)Ensure protection of natural resources from unauthorized extraction/destruction.
(3)Identify and destroy standing and processed drugs i.e. hashish, opium etc within AOR.