Chennai ,The Government has established four Regional Hubs of National Security Guards (NSG) at Chennai in Tamil Nadu, Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh/Telengana, Kolkata in West Bengal and Mumbai in Maharashtra. These hubs have been operationalized on June 30, 2009 and July 01, 2009.
On receipt of a request from the Government of Gujarat, the Union Government has conveyed ‘ in –principle’ approval for setting up of a NSG Regional hub in Gujarat, subject to the Government of Gujarat providing land free of cost, at a location found suitable by the NSG. The State Government has offered two pieces of land for the purpose. The NSG team had already visited both the sites and submitted its report. The suitability of the land offered by the State Government is being assessed. This was stated by Shri Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs in written reply to a question by Shri Naranbhai Bhikhabhai Kachhadia in the Lok Sabha today.