CRPF will have 210 battalions by 2010: IGP
Hyderabad, Feb 28 (UNI) Central Reserve Police Force IGP (Southern Sector) Mallanna Goud today said the force, the largest para-military force in the world, would have 210 battalions by 2010.
Presenting the Director General's Commendation disc and certificates for 2005-06 to the personnel, he said there was huge demand from various state governments for more CRPF personnel for maintenance of law and order.
Mr Goud said the force would soon fill up 2500 vacancies in the state.
The CEPF IGP said four CRPF battalions were deployed to contain naxalism in the state.
Mr Goud lauded Rapid Action Force (RAF) for its good work and urged the CRPF personnel to discharge their duties without fear to achieve results.
Altogether, 25 personnel, including Deputy Inspector General of Police Gautam Sawang of the CRPF, were presented with the Director General's commendation disc and certificates.