New Delhi: The Union House Ministry has authorised the creation of two,000 posts within the CISF to enhance its energy to successfully guard important installations, together with airports, atomic installations, metro networks, officers stated.
The Central Industrial Safety Power guards about 60 civil airports within the nation and has an elite VVIP safety wing beneath its command referred to as the Particular Safety Group (SSG).
The Union House Ministry has not too long ago given approval for the creation of about 2,000 posts within the CISF, a senior official stated on Tuesday.
With the sanctioned posts, from constables to the inspector degree, the CISF can increase two extra battalions (1,000 personnel every) inside the subsequent two years, the official stated.
The present energy of the CISF is about 1.eight lakh personnel.
The CISF guards civil airports, nuclear crops, energy stations, important authorities buildings, Delhi Metro moreover a number of different key installations.
The federal government can also be all set at hand over the security-related duties at Srinagar and Jammu airports to the CISF by the tip of this month. The CISF will change the Jammu and Kashmir Police in these two airports.
The federal government has already made it clear its intention of entrusting an increasing number of civil airports to the CISF and an rising its activity within the area of VVIP safety.
The augmentation of the CISF energy is a part of this train, one other official stated.
After it was tasked to safe important infrastructure within the non-public area submit the 2008 Mumbai terror assaults, the forces’ position on this area can also be rising with a couple of dozen private-sector amenities already beneath its command, the official stated.