Rapid Action Force (RAF)

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  • RAF is a specially trained and equipped wing of Central Reserve Police Force, the country’s largest paramilitary force or Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) with over 3 lakh personnel.
  • It was formed in 1992 to deal to deal with riots, riot like situations, crowd control, rescue and relief operations and related unrest.
  • It is headquartered in New Delhi.
  • Its motto is “Serving Humanity with Sensitive Policing”
  • RAF battalions are based in various parts of the country in order to cut down response time and rush the teams in shortest possible time to counter an incident.
  • The 10 old RAF battalions are based in Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Aligarh, Delhi, Coimbatore, Jamshedpur, Bhopal and Meerut.
  • Single RAF battalion has strength of just over 1,000 personnel and it is equipped with gadgets and non-lethal weapons like, tear smoke grenade launchers, pump action guns and others to enforce security and law and order in case of protests or riot-like situations.

Three-tier internal security structure

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Three-tier internal security structure

  • At present, India has three-tier internal security structure which includes
    • National Security Council (NSC), headed by Prime Minister,
    • Strategic Policy Group (SPG) and
    • National Security Advisory Board (NSAB).
  • PM-headed NSC is apex body and National Security Advisor (NSA) works as its secretary.
  • The SPG is headed by cabinet secretary and it has chiefs of armed forces, Intelligence Bureau (IB) and RAW as its members.
  • It is responsible for policy-making and for follow up action in matters of national security.
  • The NSAB does long term analysis and provides perspectives on issues of national security.

Defense Acquisition Council

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  • The DAC is Defence Ministry’s highest decision making body for capital acquisition proposals forwarded by the Indian armed forces.
  • It was set up in 2001 as part of the post-Kargil reforms in defence sector
  • It approves the long-term integrated perspective plan for the forces, accords acceptance of necessity (AON) to begin acquisition proposals, and grant’s its approval to all major deals through all their important phases.
  • It also has the power to approve any deviations in an acquisition, and recommends all big capital defence purchases for approval of the Cabinet committee on security (CCS) headed by Prime Minister.

Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

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  • SSB is one of India’s Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs).
  • It is entrusted with guarding the country’s border with Nepal and Bhutan.
  • It was established in 1963 following Sino-Indian War.
  • It was formerly known as Special Service Bureau.
  • It is under administrative control of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
  • Its headquarters are in New Delhi and motto is “Service, Security and Brotherhood”.
  • It has specialist jurisdictions for national border patrol, security, and integrity.

National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB)

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  • NCRB is nodal agency under Union Home Ministry for authentic source of data on crime on various parameters including accidents, suicides from across all the states of the country and prisons for policy matters and research.  
  • It was established in 1986 as the central police organisation.
  • It is headquartered in New Delhi.
  • It is implementing and monitoring agency of Crime & Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS), a Mission Mode Project under the National e-Governance Plan of Government.
  • It also imparts training in Information Technology (IT) and Finger Print Science for Indian Police Officers as well Foreign Police officers.
  • NCRB publishes 4 annual publications on Crime, Prison Statistics, Accidental Deaths & Suicides and Finger Prints. These publications serve as principal reference points on crime statistics.

Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)

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  • The ITBP is one of five Central Armed Police Forces of India.
  • It was raised on 24 October 1962, under CRPF Act, in wake of 1962 Sino-Indian War.
  • It was provided full autonomy after Parliament enacted the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force Act, 1992.
  • It works under command of Union Home Ministry.
  • Its motto is Shaurya – Dridhata – Karm Nishtha (English: Valour – Steadfastness and Commitment).
  • At present, ITBP is strong Central Armed Police Force of 90000 personnel.
  • It primarily guards the 3,488 km long Indo-China border along Tibet Autonomous Region from Karakoram Pass in Ladakh to Jachep La in Arunachal Pradesh.
  • ITBP force is also engaged in a variety of internal security tasks including disaster management, civil Medical Camp, nuclear, biological and chemical disasters and UN peacekeeping missions around the world.

Integrated Defence Staff

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  • Integrated Defence Staff was created in 2001 following the recommendation of GoM which was set up after the Kargil war to review India’s defence management.
  • IDS was established to ensure a high degree of synergy between the Armed forces.
  • IDS works towards integration of policies, war fighting and procurement by employing best management practices. 
  • The IDS comprises of Service Officers, Civilian Officers and Scientists who perform roles and functions allocated to them based on responsibilities of Integrated Defence Staff.
  • It is headed by Chief of Integrated Staff as Chairman (who enjoys  status equivalent to that of Vice Chief of Service.)
  • It has representation from all three services, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Department of Defence (DoD) and Def (Finance).

CERT-In

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  • CERT-In stands for Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In)
  • CERT-In is nodal government agency that deals with cyber security threats like hacking and phishing in India.
  • It comes under the aegis of Union Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.
  • Established in 2004
  • Headquarters: New Delhi
  • Objective:
    • Protect Indian cyberspace and software infrastructure against destructive and hacking activities.
    • Strengthen security-related defence of the Indian Internet domain. Issue guidelines, vulnerability notes, advisories, and whitepapers regarding to information security practices, prevention, procedures, response and reporting of cyber security incidents. 

Border Security Force (BSF)

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  • BSF is primary border guarding organisation of India and termed as First Line of Defence of Indian Territories.
  • It is the sentinels of Indian borders with Pakistan and Bangladesh.
  • It came into existence on 1st December, 1965.
  • It was created by merging various State Armed Police Battalions for achieving a better coordinated synergy between the border guarding functions in peace time and fighting the war during the eventuality on both Western and Eastern fronts.
  • BSF is deployed on Indo-Pakistan International Border, Indo-Bangladesh International Border, Line of Control (LoC) along with Indian Army and in Anti-Naxal Operations.
  • Since its inception, BSF has proven its credentials during various counter insurgency and anti-militancy operations, internal security duties, natural calamities etc.
  • BSF is one of the five Central Armed Police Forces of Union of India under the administrative control of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
  • It is mandated with guarding India’s land border during peacetime and preventing transnational crime.
  • BSF currently stands as the world’s largest border guarding force.