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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Home Affairs

 

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 2813

TO BE ANSWERED ON 29.07.2009/SRAVANA 7, 1931 (SAKA) 

Shortage of Personnel in Paramilitary forces. 

2813.

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?

ANSWER

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.