Shri B.D Sharma IPS (Assam- Meghalaya 1980) presently posted as Director General(DG) Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) is likely to be approved a Home Ministry proposal for granting the apex pay scale.
About the administrative Setup: SSB Force Headquarters (FHQ), also called the Directorate General of SSB is located in New Delhi. Force Headquarter (FHQ) is commanded by an officer of the rank of Director General. Director General is assisted by Additional Director General. Various Directorates like Operations and Intelligence, Personnel and Training, Administration, Provisioning and Communication, Medical, etc. function under the DG. Each Directorate is headed by an IG and assisted by DIG and other officers. Frontier headquarters (FTR HQ) is commanded by an officer of the rank of Inspector General (IG) comes next in chain of command after FHQ. FTR HQR in turn exercises command and control over the sector HQs. There are Five FTR HQRs situated at Ranikhet, Lucknow, Patna, Siliguri and Guwahati.
The Sector HQs are commanded by Officers of the rank of Deputy Inspector General (DIG). There are Fifteen Sector Headquarters located at Almora, Pilibhit, Lakhimpur Kheri, Gorakhpur, Bettiah, Muzzafarpur,Purnea, Ranidanga, New Jaipaiguri, Gangtok, Bongaigaon, Rangia, Tezpur, Jammu and Kashmir and Alwar. The Sector HQ exercises direct command and control over the SSB Battalions deployed in its area of responsibility along Indo-Nepal and Indo-Bhutan borders. SSB Battalion having strength of 1172 personnel is commanded by officer of the rank of Commandant who is assisted by officers of the rank of Second-in-Command,Deputy Commandant and Assistant Commandant. Battalion is further divided into Companies and Border Out post (BOP). There are seven Companies in a Battalion and Each Company consists three Border outposts. Company is commanded by Assistant Commandants and BOP is commanded by Sub Inspectors.MHA has sanctioned 73 Battalions for SSB for Border duties and Internal Security duties.
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