About the Department

‘Home Guards’ as a voluntary organization of citizens was raised in the United Kingdom during World War II for local defense. This was replicated in India in December 1946 where Home Guards were raised in Bombay (Mumbai) to assist the police in controlling Civil disturbances and communal riots prevalent at the time. Subsequently, the concept of a voluntary citizen force auxiliary to the police for maintenance of law and order and for meeting emergencies like landslides, floods, fires, famine etc. was adopted by several other States. ..

Activities

The Nagaland Home Guards & Civil Defence as a twin Organization is providing yeoman service in the following areas. Home Guards assist in maintaining internal security, law and order duties besides providing protection to the important installation for both Central and State establishments, banks...

Duty & Responsibility

‘Home Guards’ as a voluntary organization of citizens was raised in the United Kingdom during World War II for local defense. This was replicated in India in December 1946 where Home Guards were raised in Bombay (Mumbai) to assist the police in controlling Civil disturbances and communal riots prevalent at the time.

Central Training Institute

Central Training Institute (C.T.I.) is the back bone of the Home Guards & Civil Defence Organisation. This institute, in the very inception was temporarily established on a site allotted by Toluvi village in the year 1988. Later it was shifted to a permanent site (present Campus) in the year 1993, it occupied an area of 66 Bighas..

Contact us


Directorate of Home Guards & Civil Defence

Below Directorate of Health & Family Welfare,
Thizama road,Kohima,
Nagaland

2271005
2271016

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