Dr.Maheshwar Dayal,IPS

Dr.Maheshwar Dayal,IPS

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  Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) is a specialized force which has been raised for guerilla/jungle warfare type operations for dealing with Maoist and therefore also known as ‘jungle warriors’. Personnel for CoBRA are selected from CRPF as CoBRA is integral part of CRPF. Hallmarks of CoBRA are Courage, Zeal and Patriotism. They undergo rigorous commando & jungle warfare training before being posted to CoBRA BNs for anti naxal operations. In all there are 10 CoBRA Units Raised between 2008-2011. After fully trained, equipped all the 10 BNs deployed in all LWE/insurgent affected areas of Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya. CoBRA in one of the best Central Armed Police in the Country trained to survive, fight and win in the jungle and unquestionably/ undoubtedly the best CAP in the Country.

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Brief History Of CoBRA

 

The CoBRA Sector started functioning at Dte. Genl., CRPF, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi under the Command of Shri K. Durga Prasad,IPS, IG, CoBRA Sector. Later, in March 2009, the Sector HQ shifted to Pushp Vihar, New Delhi and since 11/11/2009 it has been functioning at Old Secretariat, Civil Lines Delhi-54.  Presently CoBRA is being commanded by Dr.Maheshwar Dayal,IPS,IG

 

CoBRA was awarded 13 Shaurya Chakra, 03 Kirti Chakra, 04 PPMG, 299 PMG, 222 parakram padak, 6  jeevan raksha padak, 13027 antarik suraksha padak and 3628 DG Commendation disc and 68 personnel were martyred during operations.

 

Total 29032 Operations were launched since 2009 in which 400 Naxal/Insurgent were killed, 3320 apprehended, 2584 Surrendered, 1369 Various types of arms, 41593 different types of ammunitions, 12794.535 Kgs Explosive, 4635 Bombs/IED/Grenades , 38405 Detonators were recovered from Naxals and Insurgents.


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