HOME GUARDS UNIT

URL: http://police.pondicherry.gov.in http://police.puducherry.gov.in 

Phone- 0413 -2231336                                                                                                                E-mail- sphg.pon@nic.in

 

INTRODUCTION

           The Home Guards Organization was started in the Union Territory of  Puducherry in October, 1965, Initially, only government servants who volunteered to join the organization were enrolled. Subsequently in 1975, the Puducherry Home Guards Rule, 1966, was amended suitably allowing enrolment of unemployed youths also with a view to providing employment opportunities to the young and educated men and women.

 

          The Home Guards organization is purely Voluntary Organization. It is an auxiliary force to the Police. It is functioning under the general supervision and control of the Commandant General of Home Guards.  

 

          The Home Guards are being absorbed on various department such as Police Department, Jail Department, Fire Service etc.   Members of the Home Guard shall receive Duty allowance (Honorarium), Parade allowance and Washing allowance.

 

ORGANIZATION OF HOME GUARDS         

  1. The Director General of Police is the Commandant General of Home Guards for the entire Union Territory of Puducherry.

  2. The Senior Superintendent of Police (C&I) is the Commandant of Home Guards for the entire Union Territory of Puducherry. 

  3. The Superintendent of Police (Home Guards) is In-charge of Home Guards Units for the entire Union Territory of Puducherry.

  

   

STRENGTH PARTICULARS

 

Strength

SP

Inspector

SI

HC

PC

Sanctioned

1

1

 1

4

1

   FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES

 

(1)  Text Box:  
It shall be the duty of every Home Guard to assist in the maintenance of peace and tranquility of the State, to inculcate the habit of self-reliance and discipline and to develop sense of civil responsibilities among citizens of the state and to assist in the maintenance of essential services for which these volunteers may be trained specially.

 

(2) Subjects to any general or special orders of the Commandant-General the Home Guards may be required to perform all or any of the following duties. 

  1.  Manning traffic points;

  2. Service of beats and night patrols; 

  3. Collection of information and intelligence. 

  4. Service of summons; 

  5. To allay panic organize rescue work, provide relief measures,  organize fire fighting and

  6. To have functional units to provide essential services such as Motor transport, pioneer and engineer groups, fire brigades, nursing and first aid, operations of water and power supply  installations etc.

(3) A member of the Home Guards constituted for any area shall be liable to serve in any other area in which the Act is in force. 

 

SANCTIONED STRENGTH  PARTICULARS OF HOME GUARDS IN THE U.T. OF PUDUCHERRY 

 

SN

Sanction Order

Puducherry

Karaikal

Mahe

Yanam

Total

1.

 G.O. Ms.No.79, date 17.11.87

330

 55

 33

22

440

2.

 G.O. Ms.No. 02, date 07.01.06

220

55

33

 22

 330

 

 Grand Total

550

110

 66

 44

770

 

 HOME GUARDS

ABSORPTION % IN VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS 

 

SN

DEPARTMENT

NAME  OF POST

ORDER NO. & DATE

%

1

POLICE

Police Constable

G.O.Ms. No.37, date: 02.07.2002

25

2

FIRE SERVICE

FIRE MAN

G.O.Ms. No.45, date: 12.09.2006

25

3

Chief secretariat

(DP&AR WING)

WATCH MAN & SANITARY ASSISTANT

As per recruitment rules

25

4

Prison

JAIL WARDEN

As per recruitment rules

50

5

REVENUE

VILLAGE ASSISTANT

G.O.Ms.No.49, date:04.12.2007

50