Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today attended as the chief guest of the passing out parade ceremony of the Odisha Industrial Security Force (OISF) here at the OSAP 7th Battalion ground.
The OISF has been created for protection and security of Industrial undertakings owned by the State Government, Private and Public Sector undertakings, certain other establishments and autonomous bodies.
Apart from meeting the critical security needs of industries and vital installations, especially of those located in the naxal affected areas of the State, this newly created force will provide substantial employment opportunities to the youth. It will also provide further impetus to the process of industrialization, growth and investment in the State.
The Odisha Industrial Security Force Act,2012 is an act to provide for the constitution & regulation of an Armed Force of the State for better protection & security of Industrial undertakings owned by the State Government.