Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) have become the weapons of choice for anti-national elements operating in various Indian states due to the easy availability of explosives and accessories. The popularity of IEDs is only likely to increase further with
time, due to the obvious advantages which these offer to terrorists. It is imperative therefore, that CRPF, which is spearheading the fight against Naxalites (Maoists) and terrorists, remains several steps ahead of these elements, through rigorous training.
With this as the aim, the Institute of IED Management, CRPF established at Pune (Maharashtra) to act as the nodal centre for imparting training to all CRPF and other Police Force personnel for countering and developing capabilities against IED menace.
The Institute was inaugurated on 23rd February 2012 by Honorable Union Home Minister, Government of India, Shri P. Chidambaram in the presence of Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Prithviraj Chavan and Director General, CRPF Shri K. Vijay Kumar IPS.
Institute of IED management (IIM),CRPF,Pune to provide a wide spectrum of specialized and technical training that includes all aspects of I.E.D. Management
I.E.D. Management including search, detection, identification and disposal through realistic, relevant and functional training, with attention to details and functionality; and to earn the reputation for excellence and high standards of knowledge and skills..
Vide letter No.II-27012/17/2011-PF.III, dated 23/05/2013 MHA has conveyed sanction of the President for raising of new establishments and augmentation of existing Recruits Training Centres at an estimated cost of ₹1,277.56 crores as per details given below:-
The establishments are to be institutionalized from the financial year 2013-14 to 2016-17
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