Paramilitary personnel may resign or retire voluntarily

Paramilitary personnel may resign or retire voluntarily

Voluntary Retirement VRS by Paramilitary Personnel

17 MAR 2021

The details of resignation and voluntary retirement sought by the personnel of Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles during the last five years are as under:

Name of the Force


VR = Voluntary retirement, R= Resignation

The number of resignation and voluntary retirement cases vary from year to year and no trend in this regard has been observed.

Voluntary Retirement Scheme for Central Government Employees

No specific study for ascertaining the reasons for voluntary retirement/resignation by Force personnel has been conducted. However, an analysis carried out by the Forces indicates that personal and domestic reasons including children/family issues, health issues of self or family members, social/family obligations and commitments, better career opportunities are some of the major reasons for voluntary retirement/resignation.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Nityanand Rai in a written reply to question in the Rajya Sabha today.


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