094 - Various Security Forces and Agencies and Their Mandate

National security guard has emerged as a world-class trained force to tackle various facets of terrorism. Discuss the mandate and achievements of this force.

National Security guards (NSG) is a specialized agency to tackle advanced forms of terrorism in India. It formally came into existence in 1986 by an act of Parliament. The idea behind raising such force came in the aftermath of Operation Blue Star. Mandate of NSG: Coordinated efforts against terrorism in India. Investigation & intelligence inputs ..

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Keeping in view, the complex and new forms of security threats emerging in recent times, discuss how technology is a major stakeholder in addressing the internal security challenges of India.

Globalization and fourth Industrial Revolution have given rise to new and complex forms of internal security challenges, calling for a harmonious mix of both man and machine to combat them. Man and machine both have an important role in national security. Technology – a major stakeholder in internal security: Reaching terrains where men can’t g. ..

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Historically India’s attempts at strengthening its intelligence infrastructure & capabilities have been reactive and incremental rather than holistic and sustainable. Discuss, and also provide a concrete network to transform India’s intelligence capability.

Intelligence infrastructure helps a country to track, intercept, monitor the threats, and alert the security architecture to deal with and nullify them. A strong intelligence infrastructure is of paramount importance for the security of any nation. How India’s approach has been incremental & reactive: India has created its various intelligence agencies over a period of ..

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Discuss the potential of “Integrated Law Enforcement Centres” and “Smart walls” on India’s border areas to address the prevailing security challenges.

India has a very long border and poses several security threats due to the presence of hostile neighbours like Pakistan & China. It is essential to neutralize these threats to ensure safety and trade across borders. Potential of Integrated Law Enforcement Centres: Such integrated check posts have been established by India at the border with ..

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The national security architecture needs to be robust enough to deal with present and evolving threats. Elaborating the statement, discuss the recent steps for modernizing national security architecture.

The National Security Architecture (NSA) needs to be robust to deal with ever-increasing challenges of internal and external security threats. India borders hostile neighbors and has border disputes with two nuclear-powered Nations. Internal security threats include challenges of homegrown terror outfits like JeM, SIMI, Indian Mujahideen, etc; insurgent groups like ULFA, NSCN-K, etc; the threat ..

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“NTRO (National Technical Research Organisation) was conceived as a Premier scientific organization, yet it continues to be more or less in a state of limbo.” Discuss.

The National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO) is an Indian highly specialized technical intelligence gathering agency under NSA, which acts as the primary advisor on security issues to the Prime Minister and the Union Council of Ministers of India. NTRO’s activities include developing technology and satellite and terrestrial monitoring. These technologies include cryptology, Cybersecurity and data management.NTRO inherited ..

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