Explained: What is the Z category security in India

Government of India provides 4 categories of security to top level political leaders and bureaucrats.

Government of India provides 4 categories of security to top level political leaders and bureaucrats. These 4 categories are: Z plus category, Z category, Y category and X category. Important people other than the above mentioned can also get such security if they face a life threatening. For the security of them, Yellow Book standards are followed. All the 4 security cover grades i.e. Z plus, Z, Y and X, are covered in this book. In this feature, we will explain the Z category security in India.

Let us look at what is Z category security in India.

Z category security includes 22 security personnel. It includes 4-5 National Security Guards (NSG) commandos and police personnel. It is provided by Delhi Police or Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) or Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). The protectee gets an escort car in road trips. He/She also gets bulletproof jacket to wear.

Who gets Z category security in India?

Several actors get this Z category security. Recently Mukesh Ambani got this. They have to pay for the security provided for them.

What is the cost of Z category security in India?

The cost of Z category security in India costs approximately ₹ 15 lakh per month.

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