Govt. to construct houses, barracks at establishments of security forces

New Delhi, Oct. 14 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the construction of 13,072 houses and 113 barracks of various types at 68 locations of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) during 12th Five Year Plan (2012-2017).

This would be at an estimated cost of Rs. 3091 crores. The main components include construction of 13072 residential houses (Type-ll, III, IV, V and VI) and 113 barracks (Type- Men Barrack-120, 150,180, 240, 252, 264, 360) at 68 locations of CISF, CRPF and ITBP.

The existing housing satisfaction level in the CISF, CRPF and ITBP is about 12.06 percent, and after the completion of the proposed project, the satisfaction level will reach to 15.13 percent.

This project will meet the urgent need to improve the efficiency of the forces with increasing housing satisfaction level.

The improved housing satisfaction level will boost the morale of CAPF, improving the efficiency to deal with law and order, Counter Insurgency (Operation), Anti-Naxal Operations and guarding India’s international border. (ANI)

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