Details of the Facilities Provided to the Personnel of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) deployed at borders – Minister reply in Lok Sabha

Details of the Facilities Provided to the Personnel of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) deployed at borders – Minister reply in Lok Sabha

Details of the Facilities Provided to the Personnel of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) deployed at borders – Minister reply in Lok Sabha

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 1519

ANSWERED ON: 25.07.2017

Facilities to CAPF Personnel
 
N.K. PREMACHANDRAN

Will the Minister of HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-

(a) the details of the facilities provided to the personnel of Central
Armed Police Forces (CAPF) deployed at borders; 
(b) whether the Government proposes to provide more facilities to such
personnel and if so, the details thereof; 
(c) whether the Government has conducted any study regarding the lack of
facilities for such personnels working at the border and if so, the details
thereof; 
(d) whether it has come to the notice of the Government that such personnel
were found dead after their disclosure regarding the difficulties faced by
them; 
(e) if so, whether the Government has conducted any enquiry in this regard;
and 
(f) if so, the outcome of the enquiry? 
ANSWER
 
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
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(SHRI KIREN RIJIJU) 
(a) to (c) CAPF personnel deployed at borders are provided with barrack
accommodation with cook house, dining hall and toilet blocks. In harsh
areas, integrated composite building with central heating and freeze proof
toilets are provided. CAPFs personnel deployed in such areas are entitled
to various allowances which, inter alia, include Risk & Hardship
Allowances. 
Medical facilities, Air Courier Services, dedicated rail coaches in some
major trains, Central Police Canteen, recreation and transit camp
facilities are also available to the personnel deployed at borders.
Continuous efforts are made to improve the living conditions of the CAPF
personnel, including those deployed at borders. Appropriate budgetary
provisions are also made for this purpose. 
(d) to (f) No such cases have been reported by CAPFs. 

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