The 36th Raising Day of National Security Guard (NSG) is observed on 16 October. NSG plays a crucial role in India’s security apparatus. It has been associated with the utmost courage and professionalism.
About National Security Guard (NSG):
The NSG is a Federal Contingency force to deal with anti-terrorist activities. The NSG is a force equipped and trained to deal with the specific situation and is therefore used in exceptional circumstances to thwart serious acts of terrorism. It was established in 1984, NSG is popularly known as the Black Cats. It is an elite striking force in the country trained and equipped to handle situations like a terrorist attack, hijacking, and hostage captivity.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- National Security Guard Headquarters: New Delhi.
- DG of National Security Guard: Anup Kumar Singh.
- The motto of National Security Guard: Sarvatra Sarvottam Suraksha.