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Sashastra Seema Bal,Civil Defense,Home Guards in India


Sashastra Seema Bal,Civil Defense,Home Guards and Fire Service in India

Sashastra Seema Bai

Raised in 1963

Features-Sashastra Seema Bal,Civil Defense,Home Guards and Fire Service in India

  • Special Service Bureau (SSB) was set up in the wake of India China conflict of 1962 to build peoples morale & inculcate spirit of resistance in the border population against threats of subversion, infiltration & sabotage from across the border.
  • It is now under the administrative control of the Ministry of Home Affairs. Assigned with the responsibility to guard along the Indo – Nepal & Indo – Bhutan borders. Name of SSB has been changed as “Sashstra Seema Bai” from 15 December 2003.

Civil Defense

  • Civil Defense aims at saving life, minimize damage to the property, maintaining continuity of industrial production and keeping the public morale high in the event of a hostile attack.

Home Guards

Raised in Dec. 1946


  • Home Guards is a voluntary force, to assist the police in controlling civil disturbance and communal riots.

Fire Service

  • Fire is a State subject and fire services are administered by the States/ Union Territories. The training of the Officers cadre is conducted at National Fire Services College, Nagpur.

Lok Nayak Jyaprakash Narayan National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science

Raised in 1972


  • Country’s nodal institution for training of functionaries of Criminal Justice System in the twin fields of Criminology and Forensic Science, as well as for research related to these fields.


Respected Sir, Could you kindly tell where is the Assistant Commandants training center in India for Sashastra Seema Bal? Thanking You...

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