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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 5225
ANSWERED ON:  27.03.2018
VIP Security
HARISH CHANDRA MEENA
Will the Minister of



HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-


(a) the number of police personnel deployed for VIPs security by Central Security Agency during the last one year;

(b) whether these police personnel are specially trained for VIPs security purpose;

(c) if so, the details of the training provided to Police Personnel before deployment as security officers; and

(d) the details and number of dignitaries and VIPs who have been provided security under different categories during the said period ?


ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
(SHRI HANSRAJ GANGARAM AHIR)

(a): The number of police personnel of the Central Security agencies/State Police deployed for security of individuals varies from time to time. However, as on date, besides State Police personnel, around 4300 Central Armed Police Force Personnel are deployed for VIP security.

(b) & (c): Yes Madam, these personnel are specially trained for the purpose. They have to undergo training in areas such as unarmed combat, weapon handling, firing practices etc. before deployment as security officers.

(d): The security provided to the individuals is subject to periodic review and varies from time to time. However, as on date, around 300 persons have been provided security under different categories.




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