COMMANDO IN IRBn

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            In the wake of Mumbai terror attacks in the year 2008, the Govt. of India carefully reviewed the security capability of every State/UT in this country to tackle any future attacks in a well established manner.  After such review, the Govt., of India has issued direction to the State/UT administrations vide letter No.16011/6/2006-PF.IV (viii), Government of India, MHA to convert 02 Coys of IRBn / SAP Bn of each State/UT into commando Coys by imparting special training and by providing special equipments for commando operations. 

          Time frames have been set for such conversion and the MHA directed that Rs.3 crore assistance would be provided for each commando coy for training & special equipments. As per guidelines, Puducherry UT administration decided to convert 02 IRBn Coys as commando Coys and started imparting special training through Tamil Nadu Commando School, Chennai.  Specialized training in martial arts, weapon craft, bomb detection and disposal, driving, fire fighting, disaster management, first aid, field signals, one minute drills, sniper practices, rock climbing, firing, navigation using GPS, room intervention, obstacle training, survival, ambush, frisking, reconnaissance, swimming etc., were imparted to the personnel of the commando Coys vide the following schedule.

Batch

Strength Trained

Type

Commando School

Duration of Training

I

01 SI & 28 PCs

General

TNCS, Pallipattu.

01.06.09 to 25.08.09

II

01 SI & 30 PCs

General

TNCS, Pallipattu.

22.09.09 to 21.12.09

III

04 SIs & 66 PCs

Ranger

Gorimedu, Puducherry

01.02.10 to 23.03.10

IV

04 SIs & 66 PCs

Ranger

Gorimedu, Puducherry.

14.06.10 to 30.07.10

Trained members are being utilized as Quick Reaction Teams (QRT), stationed and quick reserve at the Police Headquarters in all the 4 Regions. They are also utilized for PSO, Escort, Pilot and close cordon duties during the visits of VVIP/VIP & PPs.

The detachment at Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam is as follows           

Karaikal  01 Platoon
Mahe  1/2 Platoon
Yanam 1/2 Platoon 

 

SOP for IRBn QRT