Central Armed Police Forces: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Operation Sudarshan: launched by BSF to fortify border with Pakistan

Published: July 8, 2019

Border Security Force (BSF) has launched a massive exercise, code named as Sudarshan, to fortify Anti-Infiltration Grid along Pakistan border in Punjab and Jammu. The operation was launched on 1 July and is expected to be finished within a fortnight. Operation Sudarshan Name: The exercise has been named Sudarshan drawing from Sudarshan Chakra (or mythological ..

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Government announces Free Air Travel for Paramilitary Forces to Kashmir

Published: February 22, 2019

The government has issued an order approving the entitlement of air travel on Delhi-Srinagar, Srinagar-Delhi, Jammu-Srinagar and Srinagar-Jammu sectors to all the personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) which includes their journey for joining duty, transfer, tour or going on leave. The facility till now was available officers in the rank of Inspectors ..

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Aparna Kumar becomes India’s first woman IPS officer to complete South Pole expedition

Published: January 25, 2019

Aparna Kumar has become the India’s first woman Indian Police Service (IPS) DIG and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) officer to successfully complete the South Pole expedition. She unfurled the National and the ITBP flags at the South Pole on 13th January 2019 after covering 111Km of walking on the snow. Aparna will now attempt to ..

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Kumar Rajesh Chandra appointed as new Director-General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

Published: January 9, 2019

Kumar Rajesh Chandra, A 1985 batch IPS officer, has been appointed the new Director-General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and will hold the post till 31st December 2021 i.e. date of his retirement on superannuation or until further orders. He succeeded S.S. Deswal. Prior to this post, Chandra was DG at Bureau of Civil Aviation ..

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Sashastra Seema Bal to patrol Dudhwa tiger reserve

Published: November 26, 2018

Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR) and Sashastra Seema Bal have joined hands to provide security to Dudhwa forests and its rich wildlife. It was part consensus reached among all security agencies including SSB, central and local intelligence officers, customs and excise officials, Special Tiger Protection Force and DTR’s field staff to discuss issues involving safety of ..

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