The government is set to clear a proposal to raise a dozen battalions and induct close to 12,000 fresh personnel in the Indo-China border guarding force ITBP to bolster the force's presence along this strategic frontier.
Foreign athletes and officials who participated in Commonwealth Games will be provided security till they leave the country by elite black commandos of the NSG, which has even cancelled its Raising Day celebrations for the job.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
on Tuesday asked elite Special Protection Group (SPG) to ensure
least inconvenience to the general public and to be unobtrusive
without compromising security of those protected.