BSF jawan video: Home Ministry issues new guidelines for paramilitary forces

13 January 2017, 05:11 PM
BSF soldiers (File photo: PTI)
BSF soldiers (File photo: PTI)

After the complaints of BSF and CRPF jawans on various issues including poor quality of food emerged on social media, the Home Ministry has come into action and has released guidelines to resolve the troubles faced by soldiers in armed forces. 

The ministry has asked all the paramilitary forces to convey the information about the complaint cell to the soldiers.

-The complaints will be probed and will be resolved immediately

-Paramilitary forces must ensure that the jawans do not face any issues

-Paramilitary force should begin sending their complaints using e-letter

-CRPF has started receiving complaints using e-letter

Below are the guidelines:

#jawans and officials belonging to paramilitary forces will have to officially seek permission for posting their pictures or videos

#The availability of smartphones among jawans and all rank officials is increasing. All of them are active on social media using smartphones.

#They should not share information related to security.

#Any information by those deployed in secret missions is shared on social media can be dangerous for the country.

#The soldiers and officials cannot share any confidential information or pictures on social media

#All the guidelines have been shared for paramilitary forces including RPF, CISF, BSF and NSG etc

#They cannot click and post pictures on Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube, Linkdin and Instagram

First Published: Friday, January 13, 2017 05:05 PM
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