Tag: Women Commandos

Women Commandos in the core security team.

Women Commandos in the core security team. The unit, called the core cell, is a special unit that provides security to the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister. The unit is attached to the Security Branch-CID. It provides foolproof and round-the-clock security at the places where the Chief Minister visits and to his convoy. The unit has so far been staffed by policemen. Now a team of policewomen will be inducted into the special unit. Currently 9 women commandos are appointed in the special division. For this, women commandos with the status of Assistant Inspector of Police, Head Constable are selected through separate exams and after receiving special training, they are posted in the “Core Cell”. The core cell comprises close protection teams, a bomb detection and disposal squad, the motor transport wing and the technical wing. This is the first time that women commandos have been appointed in Chief Minister's Security.