Shri Kamal Kant Sharma

Shri Kamal Kant Sharma

IGP, CoBRA CRPF

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Commando Battalions for Resolute Action, (CoBRA) are a specialized force which has been raised for jungle combat. Also known as a 'Jungle Warriors', these personnel are selected from amongst CRPF personnel. Their hallmarks are Courage, Zeal and patriotism. They undergo rigorous Commando & Jungle warfare training.10 CoBRA units raised between 2008-2011 have been trained, equipped and deployed in all LWE/ Insurgent affected areas of the states of Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra,West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, as well as Assam & Meghalaya is one of the best Central Armed Police in the country trained to survive, fight and win in the jungle. CoBRA is unquestionably/undoubtedly the best CAP in the country.

Brief History Of CoBRA

The Govt. of India had accorded approval for setting up the Commando Battalions for Resolute Action (CoBRA) for guerilla/jungle warfare type operations for dealing with extremists and insurgents, etc. vide MHA U.O. NO. 16011/5/200-PF.IV dated 12/09/2008.
The Govt. accorded sanction of raising of 10 unattached battalions of CoBRA in CRPF, with a Sector Headquarter for these battalions headed by an Inspector General. The raising schedule is given below :-

·         2008-09 : 02 (two) Bns and Sector Hqrs, CoBRA

·         2009-10 : 04 (four) Battalions.

·         2010-11 : 04 (four) Battalions.

The CoBRA Sector started functioning at Dte. Genl., CRPF, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi under the Command of Shri K. Durga Prasad,IPS, IG, CoBRA Sector. Later, in March 2009, the Sector HQ shifted to Pushp Vihar, New Delhi and since 11/11/2009 it has been functioning at Old Secretariat, Civil Lines Delhi-54.

CoBRA was awarded 08 Shaurya Chakra, 01 Kirti Chakra, 01 PPMG, 228 PMG,173 parakram padak, 6  jeevan raksha padak, 11749 antarik suraksha padak and 2991 DG Commendation disc and 54 personnel’s was martyred during operations.

Total 21854 Operations were launched since 2009 in which 382 Naxal/Insurgent were killed, 3048 apprehended, 2466Surrendered, 1277 Various types of arms, 36728 different types of ammunitions, 11755.7 Kgs Explosive, 4007 Bombs/IED/Grenades , 37661 Detonators were recovered from Naxals and Insurgents.


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