Centre approves Modernisation Plan-IV for CAPFs

Total outlay fixed at Rs.1523 crore

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New Delhi: The Government has approved the scheme – Modernisation Plan-IV for Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) in continuation of the scheme “Modernisation Plan-III for CAPFs.

The Modernisation Plan-IV will run from 01.02.2022 to 31.03.2026, the Ministry of Home Affairs informed in a press release.

“Modernisation Plan-IV for CAPFs with a total outlay of Rs.1523 crore is to be implemented by the Ministry of Home Affairs under the guidance of Union Home Minister Amit Shah and will equip the CAPFs with modern state-of-the-art weapons and equipment as per their operational requirement, keeping in view their deployment pattern in different theatres.  Besides, upgraded IT solutions will also be provided to CAPFs,” the release said.

Implementation of the scheme will equip CAPFs to improve the overall operational efficiency/preparedness which will positively impact the internal security scenario in the country.  This would bolster the Government’s ability to address the challenges being faced on the International Border/LoC/LAC as well as in the different theatres, such as areas affected by Left Wing Extremism, Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and insurgency affected North Eastern States. (Press Release)

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