The Border Security Force (BSF) is the border guarding Agencies of India. It is one of the seven Central Armed Police Forces of India, and was raised in 1965 after the War on 1 December 1965, "for ensuring the security of the borders of India and for matters connected to it". It is a paramilitary force which is in charged to protect India's land border during peacetime and preventing transnational crime at the same, it has various active roles during an outbreak of war. It is a Union Government organisation under the administrative control of Ministry of Home Affairs.
BSF or Border security Force is one of the 5 Central Armed Police Forces CAPF of Government of India under the administrative control of Ministry of Home Affairs. It is recruited for guarding India’s land border during peacetime and preventing transnational crime. One third of the BSF Guards are deployed in Jammu & Kashmir, as a part of its occupation of Kashmir, the Government of India has deployed more than a million soldiers and a half of a million paramilitary forces are deployed there.
With more than one lakh strong Force, it has the status of largest Border Guarding Force in the world with 187 Battalions and 3 Disaster Management Battalions which ensure the security from internal crime, terrorism and disasters. These units are recruited for the support by robust Training Institutions, a complete force and setup of Medical team and setup, an Artillery Regiment, Air wing and Water Wings, highly trained Dog Squads, to come together to the current responsibility of safeguarding International Border with Pakistan and Bangladesh.