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Guards, Bangalore Rural District::
Home Guards Organization is an independent disciplined and uniformed body of volunteers constituted under Karnataka Home Guards Act 1962.
The control and administration of the
organization throughout the state is vested in the
commandant general, home guards. He/She is assisted by
deputy commandant general and each
district is assisted by district commandant.
The membership of organization is voluntary and open to all citizens of all walks of life. The members enrolled are given basic training at part-time parades held at the district level.
guards are given advanced training at the combined Central Home Guards and Civil
Defense Training Institute, Bangalore, in courses like
rescue, fire fighting, first aid, flood
rescue , personality development etc.
The training imparted to
home guards enables them to act effectively in the service of the community in times of natural and man made disasters besides maintenance of law and order.