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Civil Defence is a self Defence .... of the people, by the people & for the people .... to minimize the effect of disasters ...

Homeguards - During World War–II Homeguards a voluntary organisation for local Defence was raised in the United Kingdom. In India on December 6 1946 Homeguards were raised in Bombay to assist in controlling Civil disturbances. In the wake of Chinese aggression of 1962 all voluntary organizations of States and Union territory were merged into one All India Homeguards which is voluntary both in concept and character.

Civil Defence in India owes its origin to the erstwhile Air Raid Precautions (ARP) Organisation raised and operated during World War-II by the Ministry of Defence to safeguard the life and property of the civilian population and also to maintain the continuity of production and economic activity of the nation during the war time... more

DGP assumed the Charge

Jammu (J&K), March, 16th: Sh. S. Gopal Reddy - IPS ( JK 85 Batch) has assumed the charge of Commandant General of Home Guards cum Director Civil Defence & SDRF, J&K on 16-03-2016 in pursuance of Government Order No.157-Home of 2016 dated 15-03-2016 after re-patriation from inter-cadre deputation from Telengana State. The officer has remained posted as IGP Railways, IGP Vigilance as incharge Vigilance Commissioner ... more

Commandant General visits Kashmir

A large number of HG/CD volunteers and SDRF personnel alongwith GOs/NGOs have been deployed for Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra Duty at various important places in Kashmir i.e Nunwan, Chandanwari Sheshnag, MG Top, Poshpatri, Panjtarni, Baltal, Brarimarg, Sangam & Holy Cave and at Jammu Province i.e. Lakhanpur, Chhan Arorian, Chichi Mata Temple Samba, Base camp Bhagwati Nagar Jammu, Chenani, Jakhani Udhampur, Batote and Ramban .... more