Central Industrial Security Force
The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) - External website that opens in a new window was established in 1969 to provide security to industrial undertakings of the government. The Force numbering over 96,057 has the responsibility to protect and safeguard the industrial undertakings owned by the Central Government together with such installations as are specified as vital by the Government. CISF is presently providing security cover to 267 public sector undertakings. The security of 54 Airports and the Government buildings in Delhi together with such installations as specified vital has also been entrusted to the CISF. The CISF has launched security and fire protection consultancy services in 2001.
Source: National Portal Content Management Team, Reviewed on: 17-01-2011