Tuesday, April 28, 2009

CRPF acquires land for setting up operational HQs of COBRA

Published: April 28,2009

New Delhi, Apr 28 The CRPF has acquired land in Chhattisgarh and Orissa for setting up operational headquarters of its anti-naxal force COBRA.

The land has been acquired at Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh and Koraput in Orissa for setting up operational headquarters of the newly created Combat Battalion for Resolute Action (COBRA), CRPF officials said.

The headquarters of COBRA are located in Delhi.

Two firing ranges have also been developed in Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

With personnel facing housing problems, the force has now decided to construct 798 family quarters in Hyderabad and Silchar in Assam in the next two years with an outlay of over Rs 63 crore.

While 410 family quarters would be constructed at Hyderabad, 388 quarters would be come up at Silchar.

The force is also building a state-of-the-art 50 bed hospital in Pune in Maharashtra, at a cost of over Rs 14 crore.

Source: PTI


captainjohann said...

Has the corruption revealed in recruitment for this elite force has affected the morale and quality of manpower?
What corrective action has been taken?


creat zonal recruitment centers.publish of result on daily basis.wide publicity incorporeted w
ith all information.

no effect on morale:less participation of ct rank in planning and all.