PM attends 50th Raising Day celebrations of CISF

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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today, attended the 50th Raising Day celebrations of Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF), at Indirapuram in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

The

Prime Minister reviewed the parade of the CISF personnel. He presented

the service medals for distinguished and meritorious services. He laid

wreath at the Martyr’s Memorial and signed the visitor’s book.

Addressing

the CISF personnel, the Prime Minister congratulated the forces for its

Golden Jubilee. He praised the role of CISF in safeguarding and

protecting the vital institutions of the country. He added that the

responsibility of safeguarding the modern infrastructure built for New

India is in the safe hands of CISF.

The

Prime Minister urged the citizens to cooperate with the security

personnel.  VIP culture creates hurdle in security architecture. Hence,

it’s important that the citizens cooperate with the security personnel,

PM said. To create awareness amongst the general public regarding the

role and functions of CISF, Prime Minister suggested the idea of

starting digital museums at airports and metros, showcasing the work of

CISF.

Hailing

the role of CISF in securing the critical infrastructure of the

country, Prime Minister said that the force is also involved in disaster

response, ensuring safety of women and many other activities. In this

context, Prime Minister spoke about the disaster relief operations of

CISF during Kerala floods and also during Nepal and Haiti earthquake

The

Prime Minister said that his government is committed towards ensuring

the safety of its security forces. In this context he mentioned about

the initiatives of the Government to modernize the forces and the

actions taken for their welfare.

Stating

that duty is the festival for the armed forces, Prime Minister said

that the role of CISF has increased, due to the challenges posted by

terrorism. He added that his government is committed towards eliminating

terrorism.

The

Prime Minister said that the National Police Memorial is a dedication

to the valour and sacrifices made by the police and paramilitary forces.

He said the monuments like National War Memorial and National Police

Memorial will create awareness amongst the citizens regarding the

contributions of security forces. He hailed the efforts of CISF in

inducting many women soldiers into its force

As India grows, the roles and responsibilities of CISF will also grow commensurately, PM said.

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