•Role of Women in BSF for a long time was limited to medical & ministerial streams i.e. in administrative domain.
•In recent years, the doors are thrown open for women entry as Constables (GD).
•Thousands of spirited young women applied against advertisements & it was a turning pt in the history of Force.
•Now the Women entry in the Offcer Cadre has been allowed and 25 Women Officers in the first batch are likely to undergo basic training in late 2014.
•The initial adjustment problems weren’t as much for the women as it was for men.
•Wrapped in the tradition of chivalry and respect to women, most men couldn’t treat their female counterpart at par with themselves.
•The emergence of these women into totally male dominated bastion did initially created embarrassing moments for both.
•Now with gradual passage of time Men in the Force have realized that these Women in uniform are their efficient and capable co-workers.
LADY AS CONSTABLE
•Functioning of armed forces today , is more about overcoming stress than physical combat.
•It has been proven scientifically that women handle stress better and are also mentally tougher.
•These women Cts may have to work in tough terrains and difficult circumstances, however it has been seen that most women who have undergone trg in various STCs cope up with difficult situations confidently.
Duties of Mahila Cts.
•Checking/frisking of women at JCPs/ICPs
•OP Duty on IB
•Foot & Vehicle Patrol along fencing track.
•Securing female apprehends / deportees till their handing over Police.
•Assist in interrogation/questioning of apprehended females.Assist in securing/frisking female suspects.
•Border guard duty day & night.
•Maintenance of defence at BOP.
•Maintenance of BOP records
•To assist civic action programmes.
DUTIES OF MAHILA CTs IN CI ROLE, ELECTION DUTIES & ISD.
•Controlling women folk during election and CI role.
•Assist Cordon & Search Ops by frisking& securing female suspects.
•Assisting G staff while interrogation/questioning of apprehended females
•Frisking females at MCPs/Tac Hqrs gates.
•Crowd control duties wherever Women are participating.
•Dispersal of mahila unlawful assemblies.
•Rescue relief during natural calamities.
•Duty at polling Stns for regulating entry of female voters.
there are bravery awards too for women and they received it too ,that i will be posting later, Jai Hind.