3rd IR Bn

I. BRIEF HISTORY:

a) Rising of the Battalion: 3rd India Reserve Battalion was raised in 2007 vide MHA Letter No. A.12028/5/92-HMP.PT.II dt 12.06.2006. Recruitment of 3rd IR Bn. Personnel was completed on 01.04.2007 and the Battalion hence was fully established on 12.05.2008 which is officially celebrated as Raising Day of the 3rd India Reserve Battalion.

b) Initial deployment in Assam: 3rd IR Bn. was initially deployed in Assam vide MHA’s Order No.111-11039/26/2009-G (Vol-I) dated 20.07.2009 for Counter Insurgency Operations duty and to replace the CRPF in the districts of Darrang and Udalguri. Consequently, the Battalion moved from its temporary Headquarters at Luangpawl, Mamit District, Mizoram in 3 (three) batches on 16th, 22nd and 27th January 2010 and established camps at all designated locations in Assam the 28th January 2010.
The Battalion thus will complete 9 (nine) years of its deployment in Assam on 28th January 2019.

c) Current places of Deployment (as of 28.12.2018): Depending upon the exigencies of the situation in Assam, deployment kept shifting now and then at various locations in various districts. The present deployment (as of 28.12.2018) of the Battalion is shown in the table below:-

DETAILS OF DEPLOYMENT OF 3IR BN, ASSAM

S.
No.

Coy & Location

Of Coy Hqrs.

Platoon
Location

Name of Coy Commd. Etc.

Contact No.

Distance
from
Bn. HQ

Name of
District

1

A-Coy
Borpathar

Borpathar

C.Thanthuama MPS, A/C Coy Comdr

9862416434

300 Kms East

Golaghat
District

ABSI K.Lalthlamuana

 

Bokhial

ABSI MC Zothansanga

9615039014

240 Kms East

2

B-Coy
Nagrijuli

Nagrijuli

Inspr. R.Lalhmachhuana Coy Comdr

9485109937

90 Kms N/W

Baksa
District

ABSI M.Basumatary

8638207426

ABSI R.Lalchungnunga

7637036616

3

C-Coy
Lanka

Lanka

K.K.Saikia MPS, A/C Coy Comdr

9401392007

230 Kms S/E

Hojai
District

ABSI Surjosen Chakma

9612854104

Doboka

ABSI R.Zolawma

8974693585

200 Kms S/E

Kaki

ABSI Ch.Kapliana

9856038878

240 Kms S/E

Lumdhing

ASBI Hrangchema

8011511271

275 Kms S/E

4

D-Coy
Samaguri

Samaguri

Inspr. Kawlhmingthanga, Coy Comdr

8787573441

150 Kms S/E

Nagaon
District

ABSI RC Lalngaihthanga

8787315718

Jakhalabanda

ABSI J.H. Tlanzara

8011286210

170 Kms S/E

Raha

ABSI Lalremsiama

9856150795

200 Kms S/E

5

E-Coy
Panbari

Panbari

Inspr. Lalhmingliana Coy Comdr

8474006222

183 Kms East

Golaghat
District

ABSI Uma Shankar

7086605597

Bokijan

ABSI C.Lalrinzuala

7085643484

293 Kms East

6

F-Coy
Tamulpur

Tamulpur

CH Chakma MPS, A/C Coy Comdr

7085612481

80 Kms N/W

Baksa
District

ABSI K.Lalhmangaiha

8638620211

ABSI Vanlalvena

9862876955

7

HQ-Coy
Mangaldai

ADM Branch

Inspr. Susanta Sarkar

9436196949

 

Darrang
District

ABSI Vanlalzawma

9862562483

ABSI K.Sangthawna

8415052185

ABSI K.Zamawia

8014001507

RO Branch

Inspr.C.Lalramhluna

9862382210

 

ABSI Rochhara Chhangte

8575572050

Q-Branch

Inspr. Susanta Sarkar

9436196949

 

MT Branch

Inspr. Lalrammawia

8414910989

 

Account Branch

SI(M) Ramesh Nath

7086760003

 

Signal Branch

Inspr(RM) AN.Singh

7399964085

 

 

• Link Office, Aizawl:
The Battalion had Link Office (or Advance Headquarters) located at FS&L Building (Ground Floor), New Secretariat Complex, Khatla, Aizawl and are responsible for management of Pays and Incentives, maintenance of original personal files as well as for collecting clothing and other equipments issued from Central Store, Police Headquarters, Aizawl. This Link Office is headed by one Deputy Commandant.

II. FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Though the 3rd IR Bn. is deployed in Assam mainly for C.I. Operations purpose, it is also frequently requisitioned by the District Authority for Law & Order duty at public places such as railway station, petrol pump station, etc, and during festivities, public rally, local election duty, etc. The battalion also performs various C.I. Ops duties like Nakka bandi, Ambush, combine operations, etc. and fortunately no casualties had been reported since its deployment in Assasm till date. The performance of the 3rd IR (Mizo) Battalion is highly appreciated by Government of Assam.


III. WELFARE MEASURES:

1) Conduct of Tournaments: The Battalion has been conducting Inter-Company Football, Volleyball and Badminton Tournament every year at the Battalion Headquarters, Mangaldai.

2) Post Visit:
i) The Commandant used to pay a visit to all the post manned by the Battalion posted at various District and also conducted Sammelan every year. All the grievances and demands put forwarded by the personnel are always looked into and solved whichever is feasible at the earliest.
ii) The Chaplain also conducted a post visit twice every year to enliven the force personnel spiritually and mentally.

3) Crusade & Camping: Crusade and Camping are also organized at the Battalion Headquarters, Mangaldai from time to time for the spiritual growth of the force personnel and to abstain them from their bad habit that can spoil their mental and physical health.

IV. Medal Recipients:
Pu K.Lalremsanga, Commandant, 3rd IR Battalion was honored with the Presidents’ Police Medal for Meritorious Service in the year 2017.