Homeguard has played an important role in India during incidence of various emergencies such as air-raid, fire, cyclone, earthquake, epidemic, etc. Who among the following is eligible to be recruited as home guard?
All citizens of India, within age bracket of 18-50 years are eligible to be recruited as Homeguards. Home Guards are raised under the Home Guards Act and Rules of States/Union Territories. They are recruited from various cross sections of the society such as doctors, engineers, lawyers, private sector organizations, college and University students, agricultural and industrial workers, etc. who give their spare time to the organization for betterment of the community.
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