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Special Security Group (SSG)

Special Security Group (SSG) is an elite Group within the J&K Police set-up by the State Government in terms of J&K SSG Act 2000 for the protection and security of Hon'ble Chief Minister and his immediate family members. Subsequently, the scope of SSG Cover was extended to the former Chief Ministers and their immediate family members by the State Govt by virtue of statutory notifications issued by the State Home Department in the year 2002, 2006 and 2008. The group is headed by an officer of the rank of IGP or DIG designated as Director, who in turn is assisted by 04 Deputy Directors (SsP) and 11 Assistant Directors (DySsP) besides other operational and technical staff. The group has two full fledged units at Srinagar and Jammu besides a deployment at New Delhi. The Group comprising over 600 officers/ men have been doing an onerous as also strategically significant duty of extending protection to SSG protectees in an efficient and effective manner since the Group came into being in the year 1997. Notwithstanding the potentially high militant threat always hovering over the SSG protectees, the officers/ men of the Group have been exceedingly performing duties beyond the call and have been following the slogan “Protection, Before Self” in the pursuit of their duties.

The contact details of Special Security Group (SSG)  are:


Name & Designation
Address & Telephone Numbers
Applicable from November to April Applicable from May to October
Sh. Surinder Kumar Gupta, IPS
IGP/ Director
Special Security Group
Jammu & Kashmir
Wazarat Road Jammu
Jammu & Kashmir
India 180001
0191-2570275 (O)
0191-2540474 (F)
0191-2544768 (R)
Gupkar Road Srinagar,
Jammu & Kashmir
India 190001
0194-2478969 (O)
0194-2502055 (F)
0194-2303766 (R)
Sh. Zahid Naseem Manhas
DD(Hqrs) SSG J&K
091-2540475(O) 0194-2481139(O)
SSG Control Room, Jammu 9419235284
SSG Control Room Srinagar - 9469410598


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