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Which among the following Paramilitary Forces in India has celebrated its "56th Raising day on 1st December"?
1. Central Reserve Police Force(CRPF)
2. National Security Guard(NSG)
3. Border Security Force(BSF)
4. Central Industrial Security Force(CISF)

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Border Security Force(BSF)

The correct answer is Border Security Force(BSF).

  • BSF is one of the five Central Armed Police Forces of India and Central Paramilitary Forces in India.
  • The Border Security Force (BSF) is India's Primary border guarding organization on its border with Pakistan and Bangladesh.
  • BSF was raised in the wake of the 1965 Indo-Pak War.
  • BSF was formed on 1st December 1965 "for ensuring the security of the borders of India.
  • BSF comes under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • The motto of BSF - "Duty unto Death".
  • The current Director-General of BSF - Rakesh Asthana.


 

Central Reserve Police Force(CRPF)

  • The Central Reserve Police Force is India's largest Central Armed Police Force. 
  • CRPF is one of the five Central Armed Police Forces of India.
  • The Central Reserve Police Force came into existence as Crown Representative’s Police on 27th July 1939. It became the Central Reserve Police Force on the enactment of the CRPF Act on 28th December 1949.
  •  The CRPF's primary role lies in assisting the State/Union Territories in police operations to maintain law and order and counter-insurgency.
  • CRPF was formed on 27th July 1939.
  • CRPF comes under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • The motto of CRPF - "Service and Loyalty".
  • The current Director-General of CRPF - Kuldeep Singh.


National Security Guard(NSG)

  • National Security Guard(NSG) is a federal contingency world-class zero error force to deal with anti-terrorist activities in all manifestation.
  • The NSG is trained to conduct counter-terrorist tasks, including countering hijackings on the land, sea, and air; bomb disposal (search, detection, and neutralization of IEDs); PBI (Post Blast Investigation), and Hostage Rescue missions.
  • NSG was formed on 22nd September 1986.
  • NSG comes under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • The motto of NSG"Omnipresent Omnipotent Security".
  • The current Director-General of NSG - M. A. Ganapathy.


Central Industrial Security Force(CISF)

  • CISF is one of the five Central Armed Police Forces of India.
  • The Central Industrial Security Force(CISF) provides security cover to the Central Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs).
  • Industrial sectors like atomic power plants, space installations, mines, oil fields and refineries, major ports, heavy engineering, steel plants, barrages, fertilizer units, airports, and hydroelectric/thermal power plants owned and controlled by Central Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), and currency note presses producing Indian currency are protected by CISF. 
  • CISF is a unique organization in the paramilitary forces of India, which works for seaways, airways, and some of the major installations in India.
  • CISF was formed on 10th March 1969.
  • CISF comes under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • The motto of CISF - "Protection and Security".
  • The current Director-General of CISF - Subodh Kumar Jaiswal.

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