The federal government on Monday knowledgeable the Rajya Sabha there are greater than 100,000 vacancies throughout totally different Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs). In a written reply to the Higher Home, minister of state (dwelling), Nityanand Rai stated majority of those vacancies are within the grade of constable.
Right here’s all it’s essential know:
• The Border Safety Power (BSF) has the very best variety of vacancies at 28,926, adopted by the Central Reserve Police Power (CRPF), which has 26,506 vacancies, Rai stated. The Central Industrial Safety Power (CISF), in the meantime, has 23,906 vacancies, he added.
• The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) have 18,643 and 5,784 vacancies respectively, Rai additional knowledgeable.
• The Assam Rifles, which is managed by each the house and defence ministries, in the meantime, has 7,328 vacancies. Additionally it is the oldest paramilitary power of India.
• Rai attributed vacancies within the CAPFs and Assam Rifles to resignations, retirements, deaths, new elevating, creation of recent posts, cadre evaluations and many others. He additional stated the federal government has taken expeditious steps to replenish the stated vacancies.
• BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSB, Assam Rifles and the elite Nationwide Safety Guard (NSG) collectively represent the CAPF. The nomenclature ‘CAPF,’ nonetheless, is mostly used for the BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP and SSB solely.
• Of those, BSF, ITBP and SSB are border guarding organisations. Whereas CRPF is deployed for anti-terrorist and anti-Maoist operations, CISF guards airports and different delicate installations.
• The CAPFs are additionally ceaselessly known as upon to help the police in upkeep of legislation and order. Additionally, whereas every of those forces is headed by a director common (DG), their total in-charge is the Union dwelling minister.
• Recruitment to those forces takes place by exams organised by the Union Public Service Fee (UPSC), the Workers Choice Fee (SSC), or the respective service headquarters.
• Of those, essentially the most well-known examination is the CAPF (Assistant Commandants) examination carried out by the united states. It takes place simply yearly.
• At current, recruitment for 60,210 constables, 2,534 sub-inspectors and 330 assistant commandants is underway, Rai knowledgeable the Rajya Sabha.
(With PTI inputs)