BRIEF HISTORY OF UNIT
Security Branch of Inteligence Department came into being in 1958. It was
initially known as a Section of Intelligence Headquarters but later it was
called the Security Branch. To start with, this section used to handle only
matters relating to protection and security arrangements of VVIPs. Later on,
all cognate work relating to coordinating work relative to security of
industrial installations, preparation of Internal Security Schemes,
preparation of Security Suspect lists and matters concerning hijacking of
planes, postal bombs etc. were also brought under its purview.
It also caters to action regarding personal security requirements of
visiting VIPs like Ministers of Central Government, Governors and Chief
Ministers of States.
THE TRAINING SCHOOL, SECURITY BRANCH, INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT, U.P., LUCKNOW
To train the staff for their jobs a Training School within the CID was
established in tents at Sikandar Bagh, Lucknow before Independence. In 1958
the Intelligence department was reorganized when it was separated fom the
CID and this training school was handed over to the Intelligence Department
and shifted to rented building at Om Niwas, 413, Dr Baijnath Road, New
This training school was upgraded according to needs, and to increase the
efficiency and professionalism of Special Branch and Local Intelligence
Units working. Broadly, the working of Special Branch and LIU was demarcated
in the reorganisation scheme. Training for both branches is being imparted
in training school for the police personnel of all branches like civil
police, Intelligence and P.A.C. A new Building for the Training School was
constructed in 1982.
At present the Training School Conducts about 40 courses regularly per year.
Approximately 40 trainees are accommodated in every course.
The training school also has a technical wing and a photography wing. The
photography wing makes videography coverage of all VVIP visits and various
types of situations and point out the lapses which comes to notice during
VVIP visits. All security equipments like DFMD, HHMD, NIGHTVISION, DSMD,
several types of explosive detectors have been being supplied to the all
districts of Uttar Pradesh according the demands during various occasions.
This Training School has a well-stocked library with books and audio visual
aids on security and Intelligence related topics. The Training School has
also underground firing range for firing practice. A new Electronic Training
Simulator has been established for practice of firing for Security Personal.
Different types of targets are being established for real firing experience.
Courses organized by Training School
Induction Course (Int.)
Interrogation / Surveillance /
Counter Espionage Course
Sabotage Check Course
Of Various Technical Gadgets Course
/ Working Of Pak-Foreigners Section Course
on Security of Vital Installation / Departmental
Induction Course (Security)
/ Photography / Handling Of Related
Familiarisation Course for IPS / PPS
Familiarisation Course for
Basic Shadhaw Cours
Capsule Course V.I.P.
Security For DySP
The Training School also offers to organize courses for other organizations
like IB, SIB, Public Sector Organizations, CPOs and other security related
The training School also offers to organize courses for other organizations
SIB, Public Sector Organisations, CPOs and other security related