HISTORY

i.       BIDR which was authorized vide MHA order No. 31-6/2002-NDM-I dated 05 May 2003, presently functioning at BSF Academy Tekanpur, Gwalior (MP). Border Security Force has been the leading nodal agency for imparting training to NDRF and Civil Agencies in MFR/CSSR and NBC at BIDR at BSF Academy Tekanpur Gwalior (MP).

ii.       The Kedarnath Valley disaster in Uttarakhand, failure and subsequent response & Rescue operations resulting to gargantuan losses touching all spheres of lives, has substantially proven the fact that we need to be trained in real time scenarios if we need effective area specific standby counter mechanism. Having made heuristic micro analysis of all such instances of disasters in pan state spectrum, the Uttarakhand state is the one of most vulnerable with highly prone areas of all kind of such natural calamities and holds immense potential for developing training apparatus in real time situations to develop an effective and well trained stand by specialized response force.

iii.       The Mountaineering and rafting team of Field team of BIDR along with Engg staff was given task for Relief and Rehabilitation Mission Kalimath Uttarakhand in post Kedarnath Disaster scenarios. It is imperative to mention here that the most of the Disasters are occurring in Uttarakhand itself be it hydrological Disaster or of any other kind.

iv.       The BSF Relief and Rehabilitation works in Kalimath valley (Uttarakhand) encompassing all facts of area specific disaster response & management is the real testimony for BSF team of ibid impending institute. After R R Mission an idea was conceptualized that Adventure Institute may be started/established which will impart trg in Rescue & Relief in hills, river crossing, trekking, rock climbing, paragliding, water sports, rafting and kayaking etc.

v.       Keeping in view of above Field team of BIDR as BSF Institute of Adventure and Advance Operations was inaugurated at Doiwala, Dehradun (Uttrakhand) by the then Hon’ble Home Minister of India Sh Sushil Kumar Shinde on 07 Oct 2013.The Field Team of BIDR would later be a Center of Excellence for real time effective training for other CPOs besides Uttaranchal police personnel and other State Police Organizations to prepare and immediately meet such challenges emanating from such natural disaster prone areas. Besides above during any contingency of recent nature it could provide a readily available effective Stand by Back up for immediate response to emerging requirement for Disaster Management.

vi.       The Field team of BIDR, Doiwala, DehraDun, Uttrakhand has been entrusted the responsibility to conduct various BSF specific tactical course on International Border/ LC scenario through adventure training methodology such as Survival and Rescue training /Courses in hills, Aerial surveillance/aero adventure training Mountain High Altitude area, Rock Craft, Para gliding and flood water rescue course etc other than conducting Adventure training for AC(DE) and SI(DE).