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Big decision of Yogi government, 42K home guards to be recruited in state, CM gave orders

Under the campaign of Yogi Government of UP to provide employment to the youth, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken a big decision and ordered the recruitment of 42000 Home Guard Volunteers.

By: Ruchi Upadhyay  Pardaphash Group
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Big decision of Yogi government, 42K home guards to be recruited in state, CM gave orders

Lucknow: Under the campaign of Yogi Government of UP to provide employment to the youth, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken a big decision and ordered the recruitment of 42000 Home Guard Volunteers. He asked to start the recruitment process soon in view of the imminent retirement of thousands of Home Guards. Besides, instructions were also given to make rules for deploying Home Guards as Aapda Mitra.

The Chief Minister gave these instructions during the review of the Home Guard department on Saturday. Appreciating the role of Home Guard Volunteers in law and order and emergency situations, the Chief Minister said that Home Guard Volunteers of Uttar Pradesh have done excellent work in different states also.

Therefore they should also get better facilities. CM asked to conduct weekly drills in view of fitness. Instructed to start the system of training the currently serving Home Guards as Aapda Mitra.

4 Thousand are retiring every year

Let us tell you that at present there are more than 76 thousand full-time Home Guard Volunteers in the state. About 75 thousand are deployed at duty points. Of these, about 4 thousand home guards are retiring every year. According to estimates, more than 42 thousand home guards will retire by the year 2033. While giving instructions to complete the process of new appointment on time, the Chief Minister said that the process should be taken forward with the target of recruiting 21-21 thousand Home Guard Volunteers in two phases.

Make good use of manpower

Yogi said that we already have skilled manpower in the form of Aapda Mitras deployed through the State Disaster Management Authority. We should make good use of them. Aapda Mitras should be trained and given the opportunity to serve as Home Guard Volunteers. In this regard, coordinate with the State Disaster Management Authority and get legal advice prepared.

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