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
Jammu (J&K), March, 28th: Civil Defence is one of important pillars of a vibrant society where volunteers lend their time and energy for the welfare of people and impress others by their commitment and discipline. This was said by Director General of Police (DGP), Shri Ashok Prasad, who is also Commandant General of Home Guards & Director Civil Defence, after inaugurating 6th Chief Wardens Civil Defence Conference here this morning. In the inaugural address, DGP said that Civil Defence is an important instrument of administration which can be harnessed in hour of distress. ... more
Jammu (J&K), March, 8th: A 07 days tour Programme of Bharat Darshan sanctioned by Police Headquarter J&K Jammu under Civic Action Programme for 37 Civil Defence volunteers/ wardens of J&K and 4 officers/ officials of HG/CD & SDRF J&K for Jammu-Chandigarh-Jaipur-Ajmer-Delhi has been flagged off today on 08.03.2013 at 1030 hours by Sh. Yoginder Kaul, IPS, Inspector General of Police, HG/CD & SDRF J&K at SDRF 2nd Bn. HQrs. Gandhi Nagar Jammu. The tour comprising CD Wardens/ Volunteers from J&K ... more