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Other CPFs

Rashtriya Rifles

Rashtriya Rifles (External website that opens in a new window) is a specialist elite force to combat insurgency in the country, It is the premier counter insurgency force of the Army, today. The Rashtriya Rifles is an excellent classical example of Olive Green integration with its rank and file drawn from all arms and services.

Assam Rifles

The major tasks of Assam Rifles (External website that opens in a new window) are maintenance of internal security under the control of the army through the conduct of counter insurgency and border security operations, provide aid to the civil power in times of emergency, medical assistance and education in remote areas.

The Special Frontier Force (SFF)

The Special Frontier Force (SFF) was formed post Indo-China war of 1962 as an elite guerrilla force composed mainly of Tibetan refugees. Its main goal was to conduct covert operations behind Chinese lines in the event of another Indo-China war.

Source: National Portal Content Management Team Last Reviewed on 15-04-2011