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366. 

Who unveils country's first body protector jointly developed by DRDO for women personnel in combat?

[A]. Railway Protection Force
[B]. Border Security Force
[C]. Central Reserve Police Force
[D]. Central Armed Police Forces

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

India's largest Central Armed Police Force, CRPF( Central Reserve Police Force) unveiled the country's first prototype of a body protector for women personnel. It has been jointly developed after over two years of research by CRPF and Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS), which functions under the DRDO(Defence Research and Development Organisation). The multi-design black coloured "gender-specific protective gear" weighs 6 kg cost around Rs 9000 would protect an individual from the neck to the toe with chest, hand, legs, shin and thigh guards. 8,000 women personnel in CRPF will be benefited by the protective gear & help them during riot-control duties and regulation of public protests.

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