CISF Raising Day: 10 March

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The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Raising Day is observed every year on 10 March.

News Overview

  • In the year 2023, the 54th Raising Day of CISF is celebrated.

  • Its main objective is to strengthen national security and for this it is working continuously.

  • It was established in 1969 by the Indian Parliament under the CISF Act 1968.

  • CISF functions under the Union Ministry of Home Affairs.

  • It was created by an Act of Parliament passed on 15 June 1983, as an armed force of India.

  • The CISF is tasked with providing security to India's important government infrastructure projects and industrial buildings.

  • Reservation for women was increased from 15 percent to 33 percent in CISF and CRPF.

Director General: Sheel Vardhan Singh

Headquarters: New Delhi

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