CRPF Full Form is Central Reserve Police Force. CRPF is the largest Armed Police Force in India. It functions under the MHA or Ministry of Home Affairs of the Indian Government. The primary role of CRPF is to assist the union territories and state with policy operations, law maintenance, as well as to counter insurgency.
The name CRPF was derived from the term Crown Representative’s Police or CRP. It was formed in the year 1939. It was renamed as CRPF in the year 1949. Currently, CRPF is the largest organization in paramilitary. It is actively taking care of the security of entire India. It also operates as a part of the UN peacekeeping missions. Several responsibilities are assigned including election duties, VIP security, countering Naxal operations, and guarding vital installations.