The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh will inaugurate 28 major infrastructure projects of Central Armed Police Forces (BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP & SSB), Delhi Police and other Central Police Organizations (Land Ports Authority of India, NDRF and Central Forensic Science Laboratory) at a function here tomorrow. He will also lay foundation stone for three infrastructure projects of LPAI. These projects, involving 71 non-residential buildings, 5,283 residential quarters and 34 barracks, constructed at a total cost of Rs.1,895.28 crore, are spread across 17 States, viz. Assam, Kerala, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tripura, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Telangana, Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttarakhand.
The Government has been taking various measures to enhance the capacity building of CAPFs. In the last five years alone, 1,773 infrastructure projects of the CAPFs have been sanctioned with a total outlay of Rs.12,060 crore, out of which 992 projects worth Rs.4,368.93 crore have been completed. The remaining projects are under various stages of construction and will be completed in next 2-3 years. With the completion of the residential projects under implementation, the housing satisfaction level in CAPFs will be enhanced from 39.04 per cent to 48.30 percent against authorized dwelling units.
A sum of Rs.1,364.60 crore has been allocated to Delhi Police for infrastructure projects in the last five years. 35 projects consisting of 21 Police Stations, 10 Police Posts, 02 DCP Offices, 01 District Lines and 01 Housing Project of 1,066 Residential Quarters have been completed. The two Delhi Police Projects to be inaugurated tomorrow at Kondli and Badarpur have Police Lines, a Police Station and 150 Staff Quarters. Government has also approved purchase of 200 MIG flats and 582 LIG flats from DDA for Delhi Police. Besides, 12 projects consisting of 04 Police Stations, 02 DCP Offices, 01 Police Lines, 04 housing projects (939 residential quarters) and 58 barracks will be completed within next two years. With the completion of these projects, Delhi Police will be able to provide better office, residential accommodation and operational facilities to its field staff.
To augment border infrastructure, two Integrated Check Posts (ICPs) at Raxaul and Jogbani on the Indo-Nepal border in the State of Bihar have been developed by Land Ports Authority of India at a cost of Rs.221.88 crore. The Union Home Minister will also lay Foundation Stones for three construction works costing Rs.66.35 crore for providing accommodation for Border Guarding Forces deployed on the Indo-Nepal and Indo-Bangladesh borders.
The NDRF project involves office and training infrastructure, barracks and 16 residential quarters for its 8th Battalion at Ghaziabad to be constructed in the 1st phase at a cost of Rs.99.36 crore. Two Central Forensic Science Laboratories (CFSL) have been constructed at a cost of Rs.105.79 crore at Bhopal and Guwahati.
These projects are located in different States as under:-
Name of States
No. of projects
Chhawla, Kondli, Badarpur and Jharodakalan
Prayagraj, Maharajganj, Ghaziabad
Jogbani (02), Raxaul (02) and Supaul
Bhopal (02), Neemuch (02) and Gwalior