CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) was raised in 1939 as Crown Representative Police. CRPF has been tasked with maintenance of Internal Security  of the nation having multifarious duties which include fighting insurgency  in the North East, combating terrorists in the Jammu & Kashmir, tackling Left Wing Extremists in Central India and  maintaining communal harmony all over the country.

                        Western Sector HQ CRPF, oversees the deployment of force in the state of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Daman, Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli. CRPF units are deployed for counter insurgency operations in the State of Maharashtra  and RAF (Rapid Action Force ) units are available in Maharashtra and Gujarat for tackling only Law & Order  situation. They  are always ready to rush at short notice in aid of State Govt.  to deal with emergent communal flare ups, riots, crowd control, elections, religious  melas like Kumbh, Ganpati festival  etc.  In the past CRPF have done creditably to counter 26/11 attacks in Mumbai and rescue efforts during natural  calamities. IG CRPF , WS was  the State Force Coordinator  designated by the GOI during General Parliamentary Elections -2014 tasked for coordinating the movement of  forces, deployment of troops  and other logistic arrangements. The onerous task of time bound  mobilization and deployment of CAPF was accomplished successfully by the sector  and the elections were  held peacefully.

                        A transparent and empathetic administration is being ensured in the sector . A proper grievance redressal system has been put in place. The Sector is striving to attain new heights for the organization and the country.            

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