Friday, July 03, 2009

MHA sets deadlines for deployment of CoBRA

Published: July 3,2009

New Delhi, Jul 2 The anti- Naxal force - CoBRA - is likely to start its operation from October with the Union Home Ministry today issuing specific deadlines for completion of various activities of the force.

According to the Home Ministry&aposs Action Plan-II, September 30 has been fixed as the deadline for completion of the training of the first batch of Combat Battalion for Resolute Action.

It said the Standard Operating Procedures for the new 10,000-personnel strong force would be out by July 30.

The report said the deadline for identification and possession of land for all CoBRA battalions is September 30 and the deadline for construction activities at the current acquired sites is July 31.

The Action Plan II said the last deadline for the identification of land for four more Battalions to be raised next year is September 30.

Source: PTI

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