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
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
Civil Defence and SDRF team Poonch conducted rescue operations in river at Bawli & Kalai Poonch on 25-06-2015. During the rescue operations, six civilians and their nine cattle who were trapped in flash flood were rescued safely by the CD/SDRF rescue team. Moreover, CD/SDRF team also conducted rescue operation at Timra Mandi on 21-06-2015 when a Tata sumo trapped under flash flood. The rescue team recovered two dead bodies and rescued one injured person safely from flash flood ... more