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Intelligence Bureau (IB)

The Intelligence Bureau (IB) is the India internal intelligence agency. It was renamed as the Central Intelligence Bureau in 1947 under the Ministry of Home Affairs. The reason for the perception may be being, in 1885, Major General Charles MacGregor was appointed Quartermaster General and major of the Intelligence Department for the British Indian Army …

National Security Guards (NSG)

The National Security Guard (NSG) is an Indian special forces unit in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). It was launch in 1984, following Operation Blue Star and the assassination of Indira Gandhi, “for combating terrorist activities with a view to protecting states against internal disturbances”. NSG is headed by the authority of the Ministry …

Defense Security Corps india

The role of the Defence Service Corps (DSC) is to give security cover to Defence installations of the three services and Civil Establishments of the Ministry of Defence where DSC cover is sanctioned under the specific orders of Government of India against sabotage and pilferage. To complete this role, Defence Service Corps (DSC) grants armed …

criminal investigations department (cid)

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID), also called as Crime Investigation Department in some states is the investigation and intelligence wing of State Police forces in India. Formation and organization The CID was created by the British Government in 1902, rooted in the recommendations of the Police Commission. At the entrance of the CID office at …

Railway Protection Force

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) is a security force of India entrusted with safeguarding railway passengers, passenger regions and railway property of the Indian Railways. It has the power to take in custody, investigate and prosecute criminals. The force is responsible for the authority of the Ministry of Railways (India). The strength of RPF is …

Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)

The National Policy on Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances is based on the Directive Principles, contained in Article 47 of the Indian Constitution, which direct the State to endeavor to bring about prohibition of the consumption, excluding for medicinal reasons, of intoxicating drugs injurious to health. The government’s policy on the subject which flows from …

Rapid Action Force (RAF)

The Union Home Ministry established the Rapid Action Force (RAF) on 11 December 1991, with the objective of responding to large-scale communal riots and related public disorders. This specially trained anti-riot force became fully operational in October 1992, and there are recently 10 battalions comprised of personnel from all communities. RAF is deployed to includes …

Department of Atomic Energy

The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) came into action on August 3, 1954, under the direct charge of the Prime Minister through a Presidential Order. As per the Resolution constituting the AEC, the Secretary to the Government of India in the Department of Atomic Energy is ex-officio Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission. DAE has …

Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation established as an Independent Ministry on 15.10.1999 after the merger of the Department of Statistics and the Department of Programme Implementation. The Ministry has two wings, one concerning to Statistics and the other Programme Implementation. The Statistics Wing called the National Statistical Office(NSO) combines the Central Statistical Office …

Ministry of Defence

About The Government of India is responsible for ensuring the defense of India and every region thereof. The Supreme Command of the Armed Forces relies on the President. The undertaking for national defense rests with the Cabinet. This is discharged by the Ministry of Defence, which provides the policy framework and wherewithal to the Armed …

National Disaster Response Force

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is a specialized force combined “for the purpose of specialist response to a threatening disaster situation or disaster” under the Disaster Management Act, 2005. Section 44–45 The “Apex Body for Disaster Management” in the country is the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). The Chairman of the National Disaster Management …

Border Security Force

The Border Security Force (BSF) is a Border Guarding Force of India. Set up on December 1, 1965, it is a paramilitary force charged with guarding India’s land border during peace time and preventing transnational crime. It is a Union Government Agency ambit of the administrative control of Ministry of Home Affairs. It is one …