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1111 new Home Guards will be recurited soon: Chief Minister

Chief Minister attends Rising Day parade of home guard, CDO

The State will recruit 1111 new male and female Home Guards soon, announced the Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat. He said this while addressing the gathering at the Raising Day of the Home Guards and Civil Defence Organisation at Home Guards Directorate here on Thursday. Speaking on the occasion, he said that he had approved the increase in the allocation to the welfare fund for the dependents of the Home Guards who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. Expecting participation by the Home Guards and civil defense personnel in the rejuvenation of Rispana, Rawat said that the State Government firmly believes that the river will be rejuvenated. He said that “Rispana to Rishiparna” mission will surely be successful with the widespread public participation and Rispana will be revived. He said that with hard work, dedication and selfless spirit, the jawans of Home Guards are discharging the vital onus of maintaining peace, law and order, traffic management, fairs, cultural programmes, and system maintenance during the board examination. Along with this, they are extending help in tourism, Char Dham Yatra, forest fire control, rejuvenation of Rispana and tree plantation. The Chief Minister also took the salute of the ceremonial parade of the Home Guards and Civil Defence Organisation. Rawat congratulated and greeted the Home Guards and Civil Defence Organisation for their performance in the parade. He also handed over the insurance assistance money and welfare fund money to the wives of the late Home Guard personnel who had sacrificed their lives on duty. He also conferred awards for the meritorious services to senior staff officer Amitabh Shrivastav, Rajiv Balooni, Ekta Uniyal, division commandant Lalit Mohan Joshi, staff officer Rahul Sachan and others. The Minister of State for Higher Education, Dhan Singh Rawat, Home secretary Nitesh Kumar Jha and others were also among those present. Read more posts… Friday, 07 December 2018 | PNS | Dehradun

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