JAMMU, Sept 1: Group Centre CRPF Jammu celebrated 55th Raising Day with full Zeal and enthusiasm.
Bhanu Pratap Singh, DIG, Group Centre CRPF Jammu visited the Quarter Guard where he was saluted by the guard.
Thereafter, a special record was made by him in the visitor’s book of the Quarter Guard.
Bhanu Pratap Singh, DIG, Group Centre CRPF Jammu took the Sainik Sammelan.
On this occasion best wishes were given to the gazetted officers, subordinate officers and jawans of CRPF present and appraised about the golden history of Group Centre CRPF, Jammu.
DIG said that Group Centre Jammu was established on 1 September’ 1968. Initially, the office of Group Centre CRPF, Jammu was established at Talab Tillo (Dewan Kothi), Jammu, and in the year 1971 this Group Centre formally shifted to Bantalab, Jammu. The command of this Group Centre was first handed over to Lieutenant Col Shiv Charan Das and since its inception to till now 26 Commanding Officers have been played the main role to enhance the Group Centre, CRPF Jammu, he informed, adding that during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965, 16/20 Battalions attached to this Group Centre served in the second line of defence.
Bhanu Pratap Singh, DIG, Group Centre CRPF, Jammu has inspired everyone to keep themselves fit through exercise, yoga, meditation, sports, and also made them aware that trees are helpful in maintaining and cleaning our environment and essential for ecology conservation. They have an important place in our economy and life, he added.
Cricket match and volleyball match were organized on the occasion of 55th Raising Day of Group Centre, CRPF Jammu and players of both the teams were awarded with appropriate prizes.
Apart from this, a colourful cultural program was also organized.
The programs were organized under the leadership of Bhanu Pratap Singh, DIG, Group Centre, CRPF, Jammu, in which Prem Chandra Gupta, Commandant, Rajesh Kumar, Deputy Commandant, Sumit Verma, Deputy Commandant, Charan Singh, Deputy Commandant (Ministerial) and other gazetted officers, subordinate officers and jawans were actively present.