|Security Force||Year of
Analysis Wing (RAW) – India’s External Intelligence Agency.
|1968||Collection of external intelligence, counter-terrorism and covert operations. Responsible for obtaining and analyzing information about foreign governments, corporations and persons.||Rajinder Khanna|
Investigation Agency (NIA) — India’s Central Counter Terrorism Law Enforcement
|2008||Deals with Militancy,
Insurgency, and Left-wing terrorism, bomb blasts and terrorist attacks, infiltration across borders, arm smuggling, drug smuggling, pushing of fake Indian currency..etc
|Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) –||2004||Gathering information
elements active in the state of Maharashtra.
Coordinates with the central intelligence agencies.
|Special Frontier Force (SFF) –||1962||Conducted covert operations behind Chinese lines in the event of another Sino-Indian War.
Comes under RAW.
|Special Protection Group (SPG) —
Administrative Protective Agency
|1985||Responsible for the security of Prime Minister and other top officials and their families.||Vivek Srivastava|
|Rapid Action Force (RAF) — Specialized wing of Central Reserve Police Force||1991||Formed to deal with riots and strife.
Has executed prompt rescue and relief operations during floods, earthquakes, cyclones..etc.
Forcefully acted against Communal Violence as Terrorist attacks
Battalions for Resolute Action (CoBRA) — Parent Agency is CRPF
|2008||Trained and Equipped for commando and guerrilla/jungle warfare.||Prakash Mishra|
|National Security Guard (NSG) — Premier Counter Terrorism Force of India||1985||Operates under Ministry of Home Affairs.
Protects VIPs, conducts anti-sabotage operations, rescues hostages, neutralizing terrorist threats, and responds to hijacking and piracy
|Border Security Force (BSF)||1965||Operates under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Responsible for protecting the India’s land borders and preventing trans-border crimes.
|Devendra Kumar Pathak|
(Old name – Cachar Levy)
|1835||Oldest Paramilitary force of India.
Guarding Indo-Myanmar Border
|Central Reserve Police Force||1949||Assisting the States and Union Territories in Police Operations to maintain law and order.||Prakash Mishra|
|Indo-Tibetan Border Police||1962||Para-Military force for security along the Indo-Tibetan border. Highly trained in
Mountaineering and Disaster Management.
|Central Industrial Security Forces||1983||Provides security cover to the industrial units located all over India. The units include major ports, atomic power stations, defence units, major refineries, and Space installations..etc||Surender Singh|