The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has announced
that it is to observe 2020 as the Year of mobility.
This year will have a
special focus on the creation of more residential units and the implementation
of various welfare measures for the troops.
The observation of the year was announced by the CISF
Director General (DG) Rajesh Ranjan on the occasion of the new year.
observation will take all measures for the welfare of troops and their
CISF in 2020 will focus to create infrastructure and logistics like
housing, acquire new land and procuring modern equipment, train with a focus on
physical fitness and sports and leverage modern gadgetry and technology on
CISF: A fact file
CISF came into existence on 10 March 1969.
It is a Central
Armed Police Force (CAPF) in India.
It has a strength of around 2,800
It functions under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
It is headquartered
in New Delhi, India.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah is the Minister in charge of
The Director-General of CISF is Rajesh Ranjan, IPS.
CISF is mandated as the primary civil airport guarding force
of the country.
It protects the country from some vital installations in the
aerospace, nuclear, government and private sectors.
It also plays a major role
in Disaster Management.