All you need to know about Z+,Z,Y,X securities catagories


Mainly there are four types of security covers provided in India that is Z+,Z,Y,X. Then there is a force called as SPG special protection group, Which exclusively provide security to the President of India, Vice-President of India,Prime Minister of India and all the former Prime Ministers,Presidents and Vice-Presidents along with their families members.

Securities agencies Which are  involved in theses security covers are SPG (special protection group),NSG (national Security Guards),ITBP(Indo-Tabteian  Border Police),CRPF (central reserve police force) and local police.

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For SPG cover security details are classified, Whereas for Z+ security 36 armed personnel are involved, For Z security 22 armed personnel are there whereas in Y type security cover  11  armed personnel are involved and in X type only two personnel are  to cover for security.

Z+ Security – provided by the NSG commandos equipped with sophisticated MP5 guns, and modern communication gadgets. Each commando is an expert in martial arts and unarmed combat skills. At present, Z+ Security is extended to 17 VIPs

Z Security – provided by the ITBP or CRPF personnel and one escort car.

Y category – provided by 11 personal security officers (PSOs)

X category – is provided by Two PSO (personal security officer)

Which Individual or Profile will get which type of security this discussion is taken by the state government and  Ministry of Home Affairs.

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