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Over 400 CRPF, BSF Soldiers Died By Suicide In Last Three Years: Govt Tells Parliament | India News

Over 400 CRPF, BSF Troopers Died By Suicide In Final Three Years: Govt Tells Parliament | Information

New Delhi: A complete of 436 personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces just like the CRPF and the BSF have dedicated suicide within the final three years, Union Minister of State for Residence Nityanand Rai informed Parliament on Wednesday. Rai mentioned in Rajya Sabha {that a} process drive has been set as much as determine related danger elements in addition to related danger teams and recommend remedial measures for the prevention of suicides and fratricides in CAPFs – CRPF, BSF, CISF, ITBP, SSB, NSG and Assam Rifles – and the report of the duty drive is beneath preparation.

A complete of 135 personnel dedicated suicide in 2022, 157 in 2021 and 144 in 2020, he mentioned replying to a written query.

84,866 Vacancies In Central Armed Police Forces: Govt


In the meantime, Nityanand Rai additionally said that there are a complete of 84,866 vacancies in six Central Armed Police Forces just like the CRPF and BSF in opposition to the entire sanctioned power of 10,05,520. Rai mentioned the recruitment of 31,785 personnel within the CAPFs has been accomplished up to now 5 months.

The vacancies within the CAPFs come up on account of retirements, resignations, promotions, deaths, elevating of latest battalions, creation of latest posts and so forth, he mentioned.

As on January 1, 2023, there have been 29,283 vacancies within the CRPF, 19,987 in BSF, 19,475 vacancies within the CISF, 8,273 in SSB, 4,142 in ITBP and three,706 within the Assam Rifles, he mentioned replying to a written query.

Rai mentioned as on January 1, 2023, a complete of 247 posts of docs and a couple of,354 posts of nurses and different medical professionals have been mendacity vacant within the Central Armed Police Forces.