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Cabinet clears CISF's cadre review proposal, gives it 25 posts

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today cleared a cadre review proposal of the by giving it 25 new posts, in a move aimed at enhancing the capabilities of the 1.49-lakh-strong paramilitary force.

The proposal for restructuring the Group 'A' category of executive officers will lead to the creation of new posts in various ranks from to Additional Director General (ADG) level.

A statement said after the creation of the posts, the "supervisory efficiency and capacity building of the force would be enhanced".

"Timely creation of proposed posts in the cadre review of group 'A' posts in the force will enhance its supervisory as well as administrative capabilities."

The approval, which came after a meeting of the Union Cabinet chaired by Modi, will result in increase of two posts of Additional Director General, seven posts of Inspector General, eight of Deputy IG and eight posts of

Raised in 1969, the is tasked with guarding 59 civil airports and vital installations in the and nuclear power domains across

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 16:40 IST