The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Friday opened its first intelligence school to enhance the efficiency of its personnel.
The school was inaugurated at the 5th Reserve Battalion campus in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad in the presence of Minister of State for Home Affairs Minister R.P.N. Singh.
It will train CISF officers belonging to the Crime and Intelligence Wing (CIW). Some 1,250 officers and personnel are deployed across the country in the CIW.
The government would provide full facilities to the CISF to help expand its new initiative to enhance the skills of the CISF’s Crime and Intelligence Wing officials, said Singh while inaugurating the school.
The force had been looking to provide specialised training in in intelligence to sharpen and enhance the skills of the CISF’s Crime and Intelligence Wing, according to Rajiv, director general (CISF).
Detailing the organisation and role of the training school, Rajiv said that the school would be headed by officers of commandant and deputy commandant rank and supported by an experienced faculty.
“To provide specialised training, we will also rope in facultry from other agencies such as the Intelligence Bureau (IB), Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and State Police especially in the initial stage of capacity building which presently we are doing,” he said.
The the school will train the paramilitary force's sub officers and other ranks deployed in CIW, Rajiv added.IANS