Thursday, 6 April 2017

Union Home Minister chairs review meeting of the CAPFs

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh chaired the review meeting with the Directors General (DGs) of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) here today. 

During the meeting, various issues related to the CAPF personnel and policy were discussed. The matters discussed included issues arising out of implementation of the 7th Central Pay Commission, stagnation among lower ranks and cadre review, procurement of rations, uniforms and shortage of accommodation. 

Addressing the meeting, the Union Home Minister said special attention must be paid to the provisioning of quality standards of rations. Shri Rajnath Singh said care should be taken to ensure that quality food is served in the CAPFs. 

The Union Home Minister directed that no compromise should be made to provide the best medical care to the personnel wounded in operations. Shri Rajnath Singh said instead of waiting for commercial civilian flight, services of air ambulances must be availed promptly to rush the injured personnel to the best available hospital. 

Union Home Secretary Shri Rajiv Mehrishi, DGs of CAPFs (CRPF, CISF, AR, SSB, ITBP, NSG, NDRF), ADG, BSF and senior officers of Ministry of Home Affairs attended the meeting.


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