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 Homeguards, Civil Defence wardens/volunteers and SDRF personnel alongwith GOs/NGOs were deployed for Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra Duty at various important places in Kashmir Province (i.e Nunwan, Chandanwari Sheshnag, MG Top, Poshpatri, Panjtarni, Baltal, Brarimarg, Sangam & Holy Cave) and Jammu Province (i.e. Lakhanpur, Kalibari, Chann Arorian, Chichi Mata, Base camp Bhagwati Nagar Jammu, Udhampur and Ramban). Sh.Amarnath Ji Yatra 2017 commenced from 27-06-2017 and ... more
A meeting of Civil Defence Wardens/ Volunteers was held at Regional Civil Defence Control Centre Jammu under the chairmanship of Sh. Kumar Rajeev Ranjan, IAS Deputy Commissioner-cum-Controller Civil Defence, Jammu in connection with Shri Amar Nath Ji Yatra - 2017. In the meeting Dy.Commissioner appreciated the role of Civil Defence Wardens/ volunteers who had performed duties last year. He also briefed the Civil Defence Wardens/ Volunteers about the assignments for the forthcoming .... more