CISF to recruit 17,000 personnel this year
Ghaziabad: The Central Industrial Security Force will recruit 17,000 personnel this year to guard airports, nuclear installations and projects like the Delhi Metro.
"We will recruit 17,000 personnel to meet our requirements in guarding airports, aerospace and nuclear installations and projects like the Delhi Metro," CISF Director General N R Das said during the forces` 42nd raising day here.
Pointing towards the contribution of the paramilitary force in the economic growth of the country, Minister of State for Home Gurudas Kamat said, "The CISF has been contributing for the development and economic growth of country by providing security to key industrial and infrastructure units.
Kamat also said the demand for CISF security has grown after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.
The CISF has about 1.28 lakh personnel presently and is guarding 58 airports and 300 other units.