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OPERATIONS:

 During the year 2014-15, Home Guard volunteers were deployed with Police to maintain law and order and duties such as traffic and patrolling, guarding of vital installations, manning of govt. treasuries/ sub-treasuries, maintenance of law and order during fairs and festivals and security duties at temples and zonal hospitals. In addition to this women Home Guard volunteers were also deployed for nursing duties in the hospitals. Male Home Guards who have undergone Fire Prevention Course are also being deployed at Fire Stations to supplement the strength of fire staff.

The details regarding the deployment of Home Guards during the financial year 2014-2015 are as under:-

ROUTINE OPERATION DUTIES/ DEPLOYMENT OF HOME GUARD

 

(a)

In assistance of Police in the maintenance of law and order etc.

1694

(b)

Treasury/Sub- Treasury Guard duties.

92

(c)

Battalion Kot Guard duties.

81

(d)

Messengers, Telephone Operators, Demonstrators, Drivers and other administrative duties.

652

(e)

Firemen duty in the Fire Stations/Sub-Stations in the Pradesh.

300

(f)

Nursing duty in the District Hospitals.

181

(g)

H.P. Secretariat security and miscellaneous duty.

79

(h)

Service of Court processes in Police Stations in H.P.

150

(i)

Security duties at temples.

215

(j)

Security duty at H.R.T.C. Workshop, Zonal Hospital, O.N.G.C. and  H.R.T.C. Barrier etc.

578

(k)

Jail Warder Duty.

134

(l)

Security duty in HPSEB Electrical Sub-Station.

67

(m)

Security duty with Court.

10

(n)

Investigation wing duty in Police Stations.

834

(o)

Civil Airport duty.

10

 OTHER  DUTIES OF SHORT DURATION:

(a)

Watch and Ward duty during the Vidhan Sabha Session.

135

(b)

Maintenance of law and order during Fairs & Festivals in the State. 

                 7214

(c)

Republic Day, Independence Day and Himachal Pradesh Day Parade.

841

(d)

Flood, Fire and Snow Rescue Duty.

149

(e)

Lok Sabha/Vidhan Sabha Election duty.

7823

ORGANISATION:

The sanctioned and posted strength of the regular staff is as under:-

Executive and non-ministerial staff as on 31-03-2015:-

Sr. No. 

Name of post

Sanctioned Strength

Posted Strength

1.

Commandant General

01

01

2.

Dy. Commandant General

  01

01

3.

Senior Staff Officer (Admn.)

   01

01

4.

Commandant (Training) CTI

   01

01

5.

Jr. Staff Officer/Commandant

  14

14

6.

Company Commander

  19

12

7.

Platoon Commander

  47

11

8.

Havildar Instructor

  51

17(On Contract basis)

9.

Radio Wireless Operator         

   01

--

10.

Radio Wireless Mechanic

   01

--

11.

Bandman-cum-Guardman                   

  18

04

12.

Quarter Guard Naik/ L. Naik/Quarter Guard HGs.

  --

05 posts in abeyance

13.

Havildar Armourer.

01

--

 

Total                                                                                            

156

62

 

Sanctioned and posted strength of Ministerial Staff is as under (As on                      31- 03-2015:-

 

Sr. No.

Name of post

 

Sanctioned Strength

Posted Strength

 

1.

Superintendent Grade-I          

       01

01

2.

Superintendent Grade-II        

     15

11

3.

Personal Assistant      

       01

--

4.

Senior Assistant

     25

24

5.

Junior Scale Stenographer

       01

01

6.

Steno-Typist               

      04

03

7.

Clerks

     59

23

8.

Drivers

     32

05

9.

Peon.  

     39

18

10.

Chowkidar.                 

  79

31

11.

Storeman        

     10

01

12.

Carpenter       

       01

--

13.

Compounder

       01

--

14.

Tailor

     02

01

15.

Mali     

      01

01

16.

Cleaner

    12

02

17.

Cook.  

    16

   12

18.

Langari.          

      04

01

19.

Dhobi.

     11

04

20.

Sweeper.

      04

03

2 Regular & 1 Daily Wage)

21.

Barber.

      01

01

21.

Cobbler.

     04

--

23.

Water Carrier.

      --

01 post in abeyance

 

                                     Total                 

323

143

 At present there are 12 Home Guard Battalions, located one each at District Headquarters except Lahaul and Spiti District, where only one company strength of Home Guard volunteers drawn from the 7th Bn. Kullu is stationed, while Shimla District has 2 Battalions. The Central Training Institute of Home Guards and Civil Defence is located at Junga with a Sub-unit at Advance Training Centre, Baggi (District Mandi).  Each Battalion also has a training centre where basic and refresher courses are imparted to the volunteers.

TRAINING:

                        Regular and efficacious training is the cornerstone for an organization and specifically so for a uniformed organisation. During the year 2014-15, 76 Home Guard volunteers who were recruited underwent basic training, whereas, refresher training was imparted to 3813 volunteers at Battalion Training Centres and 58 Home Guard volunteers were trained at Central Training Institute, Junga and Advance Training Centre, Baggi in Junior Officers/Junior Instructor Course, Advance Course, Disaster Relief, Physical Training, Un-armed Course and Weapon and Tactice Course.

PENSIONARY/EX-GRATIA GRANT AND OTHER BENEFITS;

            The Himachal Pradesh Government sanctioned a matching grant of Rs.1,45,000/- to the Himachal Pradesh Home Guards and Civil Defence Benevolent  fund and an amount of Rs. 1,68,004/- has been collected as subscription from Home Guard volunteers during the year 2014-2015.

REMUNERATION:

            The remuneration of Home Guards has been enhanced from Rs. 225/- to Rs. 260/- per day w.e.f. 01.06.2014.

AWARDS:

                        The President of India conferred 04 Home Guards personnel with  Home Guards and Civil Defence Medals for Meritorious Service during the year 2014-15.

 

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