About CISF
  • CISF is an Armed Force of the Union raised under an Act of Parliament namely Central Industrial Security Force Act, 1968 (50 of 1968).
  • Force was raised with a strength of 3129 in the year 1969 which has increased to a strength of 1,43,431 as on January 2019.
  • CISF has 12 Reserve Battalions, 08 Training Institute and 74 other formations.
  • As per mandate CISF provides security to the property & installations as well as protection to their employees with the premises .
  • CISF is providing security to strategic establishment including those of Department of Space, Department of Atomic Energy, Airports, Delhi Metro, Ports, Historical Monuments and core Sectors of Indian economy like Petroleum & Natural Gas, Power, Coal, Steel & Mining.
  • CISF is also providing security to some Private Sector units and important Govt. buildings in Delhi.
  • Presently CISF is also providing protection to protected person categorized as Z+, Z, X and Y.
  • CISF is the only force having a customized and dedicated Fire Wing.
  • CISF is cost re-imbursement force .