Adityanath govt to set up CISF-like special security force to guard metro rail, airports, banks in UP

There is a demand for special security force for district courts, metro rail, airports, industrial institutions, banks and other financial institutions, and for this the UPSSF should be constituted, said CM

Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government on Friday decided to set up the Uttar Pradesh Special Security Force (UPSSF) to ensure security of important establishments and buildings.

The security force which will be constituted on the lines of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) will be deployed at places like metro rail, airports, industrial institutions, courts, religious places, banks and other financial institutions.

The decision was taken at a meeting held at Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday.

“There is a demand for special security force for district courts, metro rail, airports, industrial institutions, banks and other financial institutions, and for this the UPSSF should be constituted,” the chief minister, according to an official release, said, adding that such a force can work professionally and ensure security, PTI reported.

UPSSF to be given special training on modern security system

The UPSSF personnel will be given special training on modern security systems and security devices.

The government said the force would be headquartered in Lucknow, and in the first phase  five battalions would be established.

“The force will be given special training and will be provided with security equipment. It can be placed at important establishments including religious places,” Adityanath said.

“In the first phase, five battalions of such force will be constituted and the chief minister has directed the officials to present a detailed plan in this regard,” the release said.

Source: Times Now

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