On the occasion of Home Guard Foundation Day, soldiers organized a ceremonial parade in Uttarakhand. Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami along with Commandant General Kewal Khurana inspected the parade. During this, the tableau of Civil Defense Organization was also included. At the same time, the Home Guard jawans also showed many feats. Let us inform that a parade is organized every year on December 6 at Home Guard Headquarters Nanurkheda. CM Dhami also made several announcements on this occasion.
CM made these announcements
- In 10 districts of Uttarakhand state – Udhamsinghnagar, Pithoragarh, Champawat, Almora, Bageshwar, Chamoli, Rudraprayag, Pauri, Uttarkashi and Tehri, women Home Guards volunteers will be recruited for one women platoon (total number-330) posts.
- Food allowance of Rs 180 per day will be provided to the Home Guards volunteers who are deployed on duty from one district to another in the state and for election duty and ceremonial parades within the state limits.
- Home Guards volunteers who get injured/sick within 24 hours of Home Guards duty will be given duty allowance for a maximum period of 06 months if they are admitted to the hospital during the entire service period.
- The honorarium of unpaid platoon commanders will be increased from Rs 1000 to 1500 per month, the honorarium of unpaid assistant company commanders will be increased from Rs 1200 to 2000 per month and the honorarium of unpaid company commanders will be increased from Rs 1500 to 2500 per month.