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How many Artillery Regiment are there in BSF?
Yes BSF is the only CAPF in India to have an artillery wing of its own,right now BSF is having 10 artillery units spreaded across the areas of deployment of BSF. An artillery unit is headed by a 2ic or lt. col rank officer.
What is difference between BSF and army?
They are not connected with Indian Army except duty sharing is some circumstances. Central Armed Police Forces like BSF, CRPF, ITBP, CISF and SSB headed by IPS officers which are rank of Director-General (DG). These forces are not headed by military officers and hence not comes under military forces.
How many sectors are there in BSF?
BSF’s border protection duties are divided into two sectors.
Is BSF a paramilitary force?
It is one of the five Central Armed Police Forces of India, and was raised in the wake of the 1965 War on 1 December 1965, “for ensuring the security of the borders of India and for matters connected there with”. BSF has been termed as the First Line of Defence of Indian Territories.
What is the motto of artillery?
Regiment of Artillery (India)
|Regiment of the Artillery|
|Motto(s)||Sarvatra Izzat-o-Iqbal (Everywhere with Honour and Glory)|
|Regimental colors||Red and Navy Blue|
|Anniversaries||28 September (Gunners’ Day)|
Who will be next DG BSF?
Rakesh Asthana appointed BSF DG, V S K Kaumudi Special Secretary (Internal Security) He has been appointed the Director General (DG) of Border Security Force from the date of joining the post and up to July 31, 2021, i.e. date of his superannuation, the order said.
What is the difference between BSF and CG?
The activity of BSF directly comes under the Ministry of Home Affairs. It looks after the border management and internal security. On the other hand, CG is referred as the Para Military service. It generally looks after the security and safety of the territorial water of India.
Where is CISF deployed?
On November 13, Union Home Ministry has accorded its approval for deployment of the CISF at the Visva-Bharati University in West Bengal also said that CISF will soon constitute a ‘board of officers’ who will conduct a security audit of the facility at Santiniketan.
Which forces include in paramilitary?
Central Armed Police Force (CAPF)
- Assam Rifles (AR)
- Border Security Force (BSF)
- Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
- Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
- Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
- National Security Guard (NSG)
- Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)