MHA will give priority to 'Agniveers' in recruitment for CAPF, Assam Rifles Centre on Tuesday unveiled a "transformative" scheme -"Agnipath" - for the recruitment of soldiers in the Army, Navy and the Air Force Under the scheme, around 46,000 soldiers will be recruited this year between the ages of 17 and a half years and 21 years into the three services,
The Centre has decided to deploy additional paramilitary troops in Delhi after violence following farmers' tractor rally The decision to deploy additional paramilitary personnel was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Union Home Minister Amit Shah late on Tuesday The meeting was also attended by Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla, Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava among others
Central Armed Police Forces recorded 36 suicides in 2019, 433 in last six years: NCRB Data Of the 433 suicide deaths among the CAPF personnel during the six-year period, the least (28) number of cases was reported in 2018 and the maximum (175) in 2014, the data showed. The number stood at 60 in 2017, 74 in 2016, and 60 in 2015, the NCRB data for the respective year showed. The CAPF refers to seven central security forces of the country under the administrative control of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
According to an order by the MHA, the retirement age will be applicable to personnel of Central Reserve Police Forces (CRPF), Border Security Force (BSF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and regular cadre of the Paramilitary component of the Assam Rifles (AR).