CRPF was raised as Crown Representative’s Police on 27th July 1939 and was renamed as Central Reserve Police Force in 1949. The Saga of Bravery of CRPF is very well established by the decorations it won till date viz. 01 George Cross, 03 King’s PMG, 01 Ashok
Chakra, 01 Kirti Chakra, 01 Vir Chakra, 12 Shaurya Chakra, 3 Padma Shree, 234 PPMG, 1033 PMG, 4 Vishist Seva Medal, 1 Yudh Seva Medal, 5 Sena Medal, 93 PM’s Police Medal for Life Saving.
CRPF has been tasked with maintenance of Internal Security of the nation having multifarious duties which includes fighting insurgency in the North East, combating terrorism in the Jammu & Kashmir, tackling Left Wing Extremism in Central India and maintaining
communal harmony all over the country apart from guarding the Parliament, vital religious installations, protecting the VIPs and more importantly conducting fair and peaceful elections. This commitment on 24x7 basis for years continuously makes this unique
Over the years CRPF has also produced number of outstanding sportsmen, who have won medals in International events and have been awarded Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award and Arjuna award etc.
For any kind of Internal Security problems even in the thick jungles of Central India, snowy contours of J&K, luscious terrain of North East or other parts of the Country, CRPF is always there as brothers in uniform for the citizen, whether it is with arms
to protect them, helping hand to assist them during natural calamities or support them with Civic Action Programmes. The role of the Force and services rendered by it have extended beyond the nation’s borders as well. The Brave Force personnel have discharged
their duties and responsibilities with devotion, dedication, hard work and courage which had made it the first choice for all the States whenever the demand is made by them for deployment of Central Forces to tackle any situation.
With the fame and glory behind us, each CRPF personnel is dedicating himself till his last breath to uphold the integrity of the nation and the spirit behind our motto of CRPF, 'Service & Loyalty' with pride and honour.
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