Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Apr 30:
Odisha Government today inducted 1370 constables into the newly raised Odisha Industrial Security Force (OISF) that has been set up to protect and secure of industrial undertakings of the State Government among others.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated the insignia of OISF and distributed appointment letters to the new recruits.
Addressing the Raising Day function of OISF, Patnaik said that a need was felt in the state for providing basic security to the industries sector so that it can grow in a healthy environment.
“Considering this basic prerequisite, the State Government has raised the Odisha Industrial Security Force which starts functioning today. I congratulate all the 1370 constables for their entry into this prestigious security force,” said Patnaik.
“They will be given nine months of training in the line of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF). They will be responsible for protection and security of industrial undertakings of the state Government and other establishments as well as strategic and vital installations,” he added.
The officers of the special force will be deputed from Odisha police.