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Ministry of Defence18-December, 2003 13:28 IST
|Constitution of Commando Force|
In Sep 2003, government had sanctioned Commando Force with the nomenclature “Garud” having a total strength of 1090 personnel. The functions of the force are protection of critical Air Force bases and installations; search and rescue during peace and hostilities and disaster relief during calamities.
This information was given by the Defence Minister Shri George Fernandes in a written reply to Shri Amir Alam in Lok Sabha today.
(Release ID :262)