Port Wings News Network:
The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is celebrating Golden Jubilee Year 2018-19 from Mar 2018 to Feb 2019.
As a part of celebration, CISF Unit, Chennai Port Trust conducted Tree plantation on 07 July 2018 in which 600 saplings were planted at CISF Unit line, Chennai Port Trust and at family quarters of CISF personnel residing at Tondiarpet.
The chief guest of the function was Sh. M R Bhale, Sr. Commandant, unit commander of CISF Unit ChPT Chennai. Asst. Comdt Amit Kumar Gupta and a team of 150 CISF personnel attended the event and planted around 600 saplings.
During the celebration various activities like Voluntary Blood donation camp, Awareness Programme on Organ Donation, Nukkad Natak, Tree plantation drive during Van Mahotsav -2018, Walkathon, Motor Cycle rally, etc are organised all over the country.
CISF was set up under an Act of the Parliament of India on 10 March 1969 with a strength of 2,800.Now, the strength of CISF is about 1.55 lakhs. CISF is known as a multi-dimensional, professionally competent and people friendly force having a large public interface across the length and breadth of the country. During the five decades of its existence, CISF has evolved itself from a small force, looking after the security of Industrial Undertakings to a highly versatile, professional force entrusted with the security of all the critical infrastructure and economic assets of the country, viz. Airports, Seaports, Atomic Centres, Space Installations, Delhi Metro, Important Govt. Buildings, Iconic Monuments, Coal, Iron, power, Petroleum and Natural Gas, VIP Security etc.