Care should be taken to ensure quality food is served in CAPFs: Rajnath

| Updated: Apr 06, 2017 02:02 IST

New Delhi [India], Apr. 5 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said special attention must be paid to the provisioning of quality standards of rations, adding that care should be taken to ensure that quality food is served in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs). Rajnath chaired the review meeting with the Directors General (DGs) of the CAPFs here today. During the meeting, various issues related to the CAPF personnel and policy were discussed. The matters discussed included issues arising out of implementation of the 7th Central Pay Commission, stagnation among lower ranks and cadre review, procurement of rations, uniforms and shortage of accommodation. The Union Home Minister directed that no compromise should be made to provide the best medical care to the personnel wounded in operations. Rajnath said instead of waiting for commercial civilian flight, services of air ambulances must be availed promptly to rush the injured personnel to the best available hospital. Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi, DGs of CAPFs (CRPF, CISF, AR, SSB, ITBP, NSG, NDRF), ADG, BSF and senior officers of Ministry of Home Affairs attended the meeting. (ANI)