SSB was entrusted with new role as Border Guarding Force at INB & IBB. The RTC is situated in Bhopal a capital of Madhya Pradesh. The city was the capital of the former Bhopal State. Bhopal is also known as the City of Lakes for its various natural as well as artificial lakes and is also one of the greenest cities in India.
Bhopal is said to have been founded by the king Bhoja of the Paramara dynasty (1000–1055 CE), who ruled from his capital at Dhar. According to this theory, Bhopal was originally known as Bhojpal after the king and the dam (\\\"pal\\\") constructed by him. An alternative theory says that the name of the city was coined from the name of another king called Bhupala (or Bhupal).
The RTC has started functioning w.e.f. 4th June 2012 with intake of 985 Recruits, at its own 144.40 Acre land.
Training centre Bhopal was established to cope up the growing need of training due to large scale expansion in the Force. The primary mission of the Training centre is to prepare Recruits with right attitudinal orientation for the Border Guarding Force and other services for their assigned tasks and responsibilities with uprightness, dedication and a strong commitment of service to the people. The Training centre will aim at quality training with total quality management of the Institution. It will endeavor to inculcate in the trainees, professional knowledge and skills, attitudes, values and norms which would enable them to serve the Nation better.
The Recruit Training Centre, by using various strategies will sensitize its trainees to the fast changing social, political and economic milieu, and will inculcate respect for human rights, broad liberal perspective of law and justice, high standards of professionalism, physical and mental alertness and specialization in various fields. The Training centre will be a focal point for basic training of constable recruits. In-Service courses of Head Constables who have to deal with internal security challenges and Border Management are also carried out. It seeks to create an ideal training environment and sensitization to socioeconomic and political environment.
The Recruit Training Centre will adopt itself to the changing needs of the trainees and will expand its resource base through tie-ups with other training institutions and academic centers inside the Country. The Training centre will play a pro-active role by imparting a correct vision and right ethical values to its trainees. The Training centre will have the quest for true inspiring excellence in training and research.
The Recruit Training Centre Bhopal main objective is to impart the training to the trainees in such a manner that trainees could face the challenges of insurgent and guard the borders with the greater vigor, so that nation can feel proud of them. While imparting training our instructional staffs always remembers and keep in mind the motto of the force “SAJAG AVAM SACHET” and “SEVA SURAKSHA BANDHUTWA”. The RTC main Motive is ,
एक रिक्रूट को बेहतर नागरिक और बहादुर जवान बनाना है।