Security categories in India


In India, security details are provided to some high-risk individuals by the police and local government. Depending on the threat perception to the person, the category is divided into four tiers: Z+, Z, Y and X. Individuals under this security blanket include the President, Vice-President, Prime-Minister, Supreme Court and High Court Judges, Service Chiefs of Indian Armed Forces, Governors of State, Chief Ministers and Cabinet Ministers.SPG category – Strength of security detail is Classified 
Z+ category has a security cover of 55 personnel [Including 10+ NSG Commando] + [Police Personnel]
Z category has a security cover of 22 personnel [Including 4 or 5 NSG Commando] + [Police Personnel]
Y category has a security cover of 11 personnel [Including 1 or 2 Commando] + [Police Personnel]
X category has a security cover of 2 personnel [No Commando, Only Armed Police Personnel]


In India, security details are provided to some high-risk individuals by the police and local government. Depending on the threat perception to the person, the category is divided into four tiers: Z+, Z, Y and X. Individuals under this security blanket include the President, Vice-President, Prime-Minister, Supreme Court and High Court Judges, Service Chiefs of Indian Armed Forces, Governors of State, Chief Ministers and Cabinet Ministers.SPG category – Strength of security detail is Classified Z+ category has a security cover of 55 personnel [Including 10+ NSG Commando] + [Police Personnel] Z category has a security cover of 22 personnel [Including 4 or 5 NSG Commando] + [Police Personnel] Y category has a security cover of 11 personnel [Including 1 or 2 Commando] + [Police Personnel] X category has a security cover of 2 personnel [No Commando, Only Armed Police Personnel]
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