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It is my proud privilege to be heading the South Zone which encompasses the Indian states occupying 34.77% of India's geographical area.

Three sectors such as Southern Sector,  Kerala & Karnataka sector, and Western Sector are under the administrative/operational jurisdiction of South Zone i.e., Tamilnadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Pondicherry in Southern Sector, Kerala and Karnataka in K K Sector and Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Diu, Daman & Nagar Haveli (U.T) in Western Sector. Shri Sanjay Arora IPS, ADG took over charge of  Spl.DG, South Zone, CRPF Hyderabad on 26th Dec’ 2019 

                        South Zone consists of 03 Sectors, 07 Ranges including one (ops) range, 08 Group Centres, 07 Composite Hospitals, 01 Station Hospital, 01 Central Weapon Store, 02 Arms Work Shop, 02 Central Training College, 02 Recruit Training College, 01 Dog Breeding &Training School at Taralu, 01 Improvised Explosive Device School at Pune, 01 College of Information Technology at Bangalore, 01 Institute of Catering Management at Bangalore, 01 National Institute of Jungle Craft at Belgaum, 01 Training Node Hyderabad  07 ATCS, CIAT Chittoor 03 National Disaster Response Force Battalions, 2 Mahila Battalions at Nagpur/Gandhinagar/ Bengaluru, 39 Administrative Units, 13 Operational Battalions, 03 Rapid Action Force Battalions. 

Maximum CRPF deployments of South Zone are in Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, J&K and Odisha for internal security, and to assist the local police to control the Law and Order situation. CRPF has played an important role in curbing the PWG activities in joint AP and still they are assisting Civil Police of TS, AP and other Southern and Western states in anti LWE activities. CRPF is organizing a number of events and Civic Action Programmes to change the mind set of local people of these areas and trying to win the hearts and to bring peace to the nation.

South Zone, CRPF is encouraging youngsters to join in CRPF by arranging various events to educate the rural people for making way to join the Force. By the virtue of various confidence building measures taken by the CRPF personnel of the Zone, we are making the nation stronger and also ensuring the freedom and rights of the people.


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