SASHASTRA SEEMA BAL
ITBP gets first woman officer in combat role
Prakriti, who goes by a single name, had cleared the UPSC exam for officers' recruitment in CAPFs in the same year and in her first attempt.
Government sanctions 7,000 troops to BSF for Pakistan, Bangladesh borders
The new battalions will also be deployed along the smuggling and in...
Government to raise 15 new battalions for Pakistan, China borders
A senior official in the Union Home Ministry told PTI that it is "actively ...
ITBP, SSB, BSF to be part of Republic Day parade again
As part of a new rotation policy, contingents of two other forces--the CRPF and CISF-- have been taken out of the event this time.
SSB increased strength after Dokalam: Rajnath
The minister said the SSB not only guards India's border with Nepal and Bhutan, it also takes care that friendly relations with these neighbouring countries do not sour.
Immigration rush: Intelligence Bureau to hire 550 ex-CAPF personnel at airports
The Intelligence Bureau has written to various Central Armed Police Forces, seeking nomination of their recently retired officials in the rank of sub-inspector.
MHA introduces stint with police for new CAPF officers, Army attachment halved
The newly appointed Assistant Commandants (ACs) of CAPFs will first serve with the Army for "three months and the next three months with the state police", the MHA order read.
Central forces don't get priority in weapons procurement: Rajnath Singh
CAPFs under the Home Ministry are the Border Security Force, Central Reserve Police Force, Central Industrial Security Force, Indo-Tibetan Border Police, and Sashastra Seema Bal.
MHA has no information of para-military personnel strength: RTI
Activist Nutan Thakur had sought information about the total sanctioned strength, current strength and vacancies of officers and men in the different paramilitary forces under the ministry.
Rs 8 crore contributed to fund for paramilitary families
In a video message, the home minister today asked people of the country to contribute to the fund for welfare of the families of paramilitary personnel.
Government plans to provide piped drinking water in remote Border Out Posts
The project will be implemented by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) with the help of the Ministry of the Drinking Water and Sanitation (MDWS).
SSB gets intel wing to check `friendly' Nepal border
Officials said that there was a need for SSB's own intelligence wing as the border population had strong regional, cultural and economic ties.
Compensation for disabled paramilitary jawans upped to Rs 20 lakh
For cases with less than 100 per cent disability, the amount of ex-gratia compensation may be reduced in proportion to the degree of disability.
Rajnath Singh to chair first CMs' meeting on India-China border issues
The objective is to strengthen coordination of the Ministry with these five states so as to improve overall border security, a home ministry official said.
16% vacancy in CAPFs' officer ranks: Government
The highest number of vacancies are in the three border-guarding forces -- SSB at 32 per cent, ITBP 27 per cent and BSF at about 10 per cent.
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