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Special Protection Group

(Cabinet Secretariat)


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Director's Message

Special Protection Group (SPG) is entrusted with the task of providing proximate security to the Prime Minister of India, former Prime Minister and their immediate family members. Since its inception in the year 1985, SPG is providing security to its protectees at their office and residence, during local functions and during internal as well as external tours.

SPG works on the motto of "Zero Error" and "Culture of Excellence". SPG personnel have always discharged their duties and responsibilities with devotion, dedication, hard work and courage within India and in foreign territories. Each SPG personnel dedicate himself completely to uphold the integrity of the nation and the spirit behind SPG motto "Shauryam Samarpanam Surakshanam" (i.e. bravery, devotion and protection).

The charter of SPG bestows great responsibility on its members and this need to be shouldered without any compromise on standards of performance the Nation expects. New initiatives in modernizing and capacity building of the force are a continuous process.

The training curriculum and work atmosphere in SPG encourages every member to recognize his/ her individual capabilities so as to deliver optimum results and contribute meaningfully to bring glory to this elite organization. It is expected from all members of the organization, irrespective of their cadre and category, to perform the assigned duties with utmost dedication and devotion.

SPG has earned a name for itself on account of dedicated commitment and high levels of professionalism. The professional acumen of SPG personnel in protecting its protectees has been widely appreciated. This has only been possible on account of the consistent efforts and hard work put in by all force members. It has earned the reputation of a multi skilled, professionally competent and tech­savvy force, which has also been continuously adapting itself to face new security challenges.

In view of the prevailing security environment in the country and the threats emanating from the trans-national terrorism, the force has to constantly strive towards technological modernization and skill up gradation. The future is bound to demand constant changes in our organization, in our administrative system, in our recruitment process and in our training. Protecting the SPG protectees on 24x7 basis for years continuously makes this unique force versatile.