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Ministry of Home Affairs sanctions 2,000 posts in Central Industrial Security Force
The Central Industrial Security Force guards about 60 civil airports in the country and has an elite VVIP security wing under its command called the Special Security Group (SSG). The Union Home ministry has recently given approval for the creation of about 2,000 posts in the CISF, a senior official said on Tuesday.
CISF conducts flag march in Mumbai to enforce lockdown
Armed with their weapons, batons and shields, the CISF personnel conducted a flag marc...
Passengers' boarding passes won't be stamped by CISF personnel at airports: Aviation security regulator BCAS
The Bureau of Civil Aviation Sec...
CISF unit guarding Kolkata-based warship building facility registers max 38 COVID-19 cases
The GRSEL is a strategically important warship building facility on the banks of the Hooghly river that caters to the combat requirements of the Navy and the Coast Guard.
Coronavirus: Govt asks CAPFs to prepare over 5,400-bedded quarantine facilities pan-India
ITBP experts will hold workshops and prepare online modules for these forces to make them understand the management and other medical protocols to run a quarantine centre for coronavirus affected people, officials said. The second batch of people, including Indians and foreigners, evacuated from Wuhan in China are still living at the ITBP centre.
CISF reports 13 fresh COVID-19 cases; max in Delhi metro unit
Among the 48 active cases, maximum 31 are in the unit that guards the Delhi Metro followed by 13 in the Mumbai international airport guarding unit. The maximum rise in cases, at 10, over the last 24 hours has also been reported from the Delhi Metro guarding unit. The force is tasked to guard civil airports (63 at present) in the country and vital infrastructure.
Covid-19 crisis: CISF donates over Rs 16.23 crore to PM CARES Fund
The Central Industrial Security Force has donated over Rs 16.23 crore, equivalent to the one-day salary of its staff members, to the PM CARE...
COVID-19: CISF donates over Rs 16.23 crore to PM CARES Fund
"The amount is equivalent to the one-day salary of the over 1.62 lakh personnel of the force," CISF spokesperson Assistant Inspector General Hemendra Singh said. This is a voluntary contribution and commitment of the force towards the nation and the amount has been deposited in the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund), he said.
Less luggage, more delays: Freedom to fly will come with a new normal
Fliers in the next few months may be advised to carry only one baggage, reach airports earlier than usual.
Army, paramilitary staff to be quarantined on return to Chhattisgarh
In the letter, Singh said it has come to the notice of the health department that security personnel of the units concerned are out of the state for various reasons like training, leave, duty, and others.
ITBP hands over 2,000 PPE kits, masks to CISF Delhi metro unit
These protection gears are meant for frontline workers of police, paramilitary forces and healthcare workers and not for doctors who treat the COVID-19 affected patients. "Over 1,000 PPEs and an equal amount of triple-layer face masks were handed over to the CISF metro rail unit today," an ITBP spokesperson said.
Keep everyday record of contacts, avoid mass gathering at roll calls: Government guides CAPFs on coronavirus
In the 22-point guidelines issued on Friday, the Union home ministry also makes face masks compulsory for paramilitary forces. Practice social distancing religiously, carry a small soap or sanitiser to maintain hand hygiene and do not self-medicate in case of coronavirus-like symptoms, the instructions said.
PPE suits for CISF personnel deployed at airport
The force has procured about 500 pieces and is in the process of obtaining more. "All our security personnel who frisk passengers at airports will wear PPE suits. We have about 500 pieces of them at present and more will be procured," CISF Special Director General (SDG) and head of airports security M A Ganapathy told .
Safety first: CISF for major changes in the way you fly post lockdown
The CISF has finalised a new protocol which it has submitted to the aviation ministry.
CAPFs asked to suspend non-essential movement of troops till April 15
"In order to cut down travel risk to prevent the possibility of spread of the disease during travel, the competent authority has directed that all personnel who are already on leave and likely to join duty before April 5 may be asked to extend leave till April 15,” the order accessed by PTI said.