Cabinet Secretariat Security, which looks after the personal security of the cabinet ministers.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), who are called in times of emergency, like a natural calamity, or when the law and order situationcannot be controlled by the local police alone.
Border Security Force (BSF), these forces are responsible for theprotection of life and property in the border areas.
The Indian Forest Service :
The officers in this category manage the forestreserves of the nation. Their job involves the protection and conservation of forest resources and wildlife. They also look after the management and supplyof forest products.
The Central Services
The Officers of the Central Services serve the Government of India only,irrespective of which State or Country they are posted in. Some of thepredominant services that come under this category are:
The Indian Foreign Service (IFS):
The IFS officers look after thecountry's external affairs, including diplomacy, trade and culturalrelations. They are also responsible for the administration and activitiesof Indian missions abroad; and for the framing and implementation of theGovernment's foreign policy.
The Indian Railway Service (IRS):
The Indian railway network is one of the largest in the world. The IRS officers ensure the smooth operation of this network.
The Indian Postal Service:
This department looks after the functioningof the mail, telegraphic and other communication services in the country.
The Accounts and Auditing Service:
This department functioning infour categories deals with accounts, audits and inspections of: - publicsector, central and state government undertakings; all militaryestablishments; and the fixing, assessment and collection of income tax.
The Indian Customs (IC) and Central Excise Service (CES):
The ICdeals with the checking and levy of duty on taxable goods brought intothe country; and the CES carries out the duty of taxation of goodsmanufactured within the country.
The Indian Ordinance Factories Service:
This service oversees theproduction of goods made particularly for the use of the Armed Forces.
The Indian Defence Estates Service (IDES):
It is concerned with the
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