GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Home Affairs
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 2813
TO BE ANSWERED ON 29.07.2009/SRAVANA 7, 1931 (SAKA)
Shortage of Personnel in Paramilitary forces.
SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR
Will the Minister of HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-
(a) whether there is a shortage of personnel in paramilitary forces in the country;
(b) if so, the percentage of shortage in each force, force-wise as on 01-04-09 at the lower level, at the entry point of Sepoy and officer grade;
(c) whether there is any proposal under consideration to make fresh recruitments in force at both levels;
(d) if so, whether recruitment centres in the country have been identified to ensure that no part of the country is neglected for the purpose; and
(e) if so, the details thereof?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
(SHRI AJAY MAKEN)
(a): Yes, Sir.
(b): Details are under:-
Force Percentage of shortage at the entry point
Office grade Sepoy
Assam Rifles 1 -Nil-
BSF 19.02 5.97
CISF 30.96 11.19
CRPF 17.10 1.69
ITBP 41.98 13.69
NSG 37.28 9.97
SSB 1 9
*NSG is deputation force.
(c) to (e): Recruitment in Central Para Military Forces is an ongoing process with the help of UPSC, SSC and Force recruitment boards. Recruitment Centres for Constables exist in various States to ensure that no part of the country is neglected and regular recruitment takes place periodically so that maximum number of vacancies are filled up.