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About CRPF

The Central Reserve Police Force dates back to 1939 when it was initially established as the Crown Representative's Police on July 27. Later, with the enactment of the CRPF Act on December 28, 1949, it transformed into the Central Reserve Police Force.

With a glorious history spanning 84 years, the force has grown into a substantial organization comprising 246 Battalions, which includes 208 Executive Battalions, 6 Mahila (Women) Battalions, 15 Rapid Action Force (RAF) Battalions, 10 Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) Battalions, 5 Signal Battalions, 1 Special Duty Group, and 1 Parliament Duty Group. Additionally, there are 43 Group Centres, 20 Training Institutions, 3 Central Weapon Stores (CWS), 7 Ammunition Workshops (AWS), 2 Special Workshops (SWS), 1 Medical Workshop (MWS), 4 Composite Hospitals with 100 beds, and 17 Composite Hospitals with 50 beds, showcasing its evolution into a comprehensive and multifaceted entity.


Empower the government to maintain the rule of Law, Public Order, and Internal Security. Safeguard the nation's integrity, while fostering Social Harmony and Development by upholding the supremacy of the Constitution.


Putting the Nation First! Our aspiration is to be recognized as a force that embodies unwavering integrity, steadfast discipline, unparalleled adaptability, and setting benchmarks for paramilitary excellence. Our relentless commitment revolves around safeguarding the nation's security, upholding the pillars of the rule of law, and nurturing a spirit of unity and harmony.


We stand firmly guided by a set of core values that permeate our conduct, work ethic, and interactions. These values are the bedrock of our identity: Integrity, a resolute Call of Duty, unwavering Professionalism, profound Respect, dedicated Community Engagement, unyielding Courage, nimble Adaptability, and an unshakeable sense of Patriotism.

CRPF’s commitment and broad duties

  • Crowd control
  • Riot control
  • Counter Militancy / Insurgency operations.
  • Dealing with Left Wing Extremism
  • Overall co-ordination of large scale security arrangement specially with regard to elections in disturbed areas.
  • Fighting enemy in the event of War.
  • Participating in UN Peace Keeping Mission as per Govt. policy.
  • Rescue and Relief operations at the time of Natural Calamities and disasters.

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