Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Reservation of Women personnel Central Para Military Forces, Force-wise strength

Reservation of Women personnel Central Para Military Forces, Force-wise strength
Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
13-May-2015 16:45 IST
Reserving 33 Percent Posts for Women in CPMFs
There is no proposal to increase the percentage of women personnel in CAPF upto 33 percent. However, in compliance of recommendations given by Parliamentary Committee on Empowerment of Women in its sixth report, directions have been issued to all CAPFs to bring percentage of women in the forces to 5%. The force-wise details of women personnel at present are as under:-
Force/ Orgz’nPosted StrengthFemale%age of Women w.r.t. posted strength
To enhance the strength of women in CAPFs, Government is taking continuous steps. Some of these steps are as follows:-
  • In the ongoing recruitment of Constables/General Duty, out of total vacancies of 62390, 8533 (about 14%) are earmarked for women.
  • Government has approved recruitment of 2772 Mahila personnel (21 Companies) during the year 2014-15 to 2017-18 in Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).
  • Government has approved raising of 02 Mahila (women) Battalions in place of 02 General Duty Battalions in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to be raised in the year 2015-16 and 2016-17.
Women personnel of General Duty cadre are deployed for performing combat duties like:-
(i) Gate management, Checking and Frisking
(ii) Patrolling duties
(iii) Interrogation and escorting of female apprehendees.
(iv) Law & Order duties
(v) Static guard duties at some of vital installations and also deployed during Shri Amarnathji Yatra
(vi) Also deployed in Maoist affected states for anti-Naxal operations
This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary in a written reply to a question by Shri Anil Desai in the Rajya Sabha today.



Important message for employees retiring within the next six months
The Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare is organizing a Pre-retirement counselling workshop on 26th May, 2015 from 2.00 PM to 5.00 PM in the Conference Room-l, India International Centre (Main Building) 40, Max Muller Marg, New Delhi-110003. The employees of Government of India retiring within the next six months and who have not attended the workshop yet are hereby informed that they may attend the workshop. Confirmation with Name, Ministry & Phone No. may be sent at the email address The persons desirous of attending the workshop are also requested to bring their PAN and Aadhar No. A write-up on the Commendable works done by the retiring employee during his entire service is also required to upload the same on ‘ANUBHAV’ on website

Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare
Phone No.24641627
Source: Sankalp – Pensioners Portal

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