The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here on Thursday under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik accorded sanction to the creation of 8531 non-gazetted posts in the police department in a phased manner, over a period of 3 years (2018-19 onwards) with the corresponding reduction of 8531 posts of constables.
The decision is aimed at enhancing the promotional avenues of the non-gazetted cadres in the police department and address their stagnation,
Advisors to Governor, B B Vyas, K Vijay Kumar and Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, chief secretary BVR Subrahmanyam and principal secretary to the Governor Umang Narula were present at the meeting.
As many as 2847 posts have been approved for creation in the financial year 2018-19. The posts include 122 positions of inspectors, 830 sub inspectors, 838 assistant sub inspectors and 1057 head constables.
As many as 2842 posts have been approved for creation in the financial year 2019-20. The positions include 120 posts of inspectors, 829 sub inspectors, 836 assistant sub inspectors and 1057 head constables.
Similarly, 2842 posts have been approved for creation in the financial year 2020-21. The posts comprise 120 of inspectors, 829 sub inspectors, 836 assistant sub inspectors and 1057 head constables, an official handout said.
The home department shall notify inter-se distribution of these posts, amongst various wings, in consultation with the police headquarters (PHQ).
The home department shall also notify appropriate instructions in tune with the recommendation of the committee constituted for the purpose.
The decision taken by the SAC will help address the stagnation at various levels in the non-gazetted cadres in the police department, improve their promotion prospects significantly besides boosting their morale for more efficient and effective service delivery, the statement said.