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), December, 6th: On 6th December 2015, 53rd Annual Raising Day of Homeguards and Civil Defence Jammu and Kashmir was celebrated at SDRF 2nd Bn. Hqrs. Jammu. Shri Stanzin Norboo, SSP, Commandant SDRF 2nd Bn. Jammu presided over the function. Sunil Kumar Kesar (Dy. SP) led the parade contingents comprise of SDRF, Volunteer Homeguards and SDRF Rescue team as Parade Commander. Sh. T.D. Saini (SSP), Sh. Vikas Gupta (SSP), Dr. Kiran Bakshi, Principal Government Degree College Gandhi Nagar Jammu, GO's of the Bn. and Dy. SP. posted as Dy. Controller Civil Defence and Area Commandants Homegauards in different districts of Jammu province were present on the occasion along with Chief Warden CD Jammu, wardens, Volunteers of CD and others ... more
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