VISAKHAPATNAM: The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) unit of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, Visakh Refinery, celebrated its 46th Raising Day at HPCL-VR Complex, Malkapuram Tuesday. Executive Director, HPCL-VR, G Sriganesh took the salute at the CISF parade at the parade grounds, followed by various demonstrations of CISF personnel.
Addressing the programme, Sriganesh appreciated the CISF personnel for providing excellent security service to the country. He made a special mention of the security at all the airports where CISF take care of people’s safety. Thanking the local unit of the CISF, Sriganesh lauded the dedicated service of the local CISF to the VR.
In his welcome address, assistant commandant, CISF, TS Raju dwelt upon the history of creation of the CISF in 1969 and the various activities undertaken by the CISF during the past 46 years. From a meager strength of 3,000, today CISF has grown into more than 1.41 lakh personnel and has been providing security to critical industrial establishments of the Centre and protecting the natural resources of the country very effectively, he added.
Later, Sriganesh handed over prizes to various CISF personnel for their excellence in various competitions held earlier. The ED planted a sapling on the occasion at the CISF Barracks.