BENGALURU: A New Year gift awaits 11,000 police personnel in the state working in various ranks. The State Government has decided to give promotion to all of them at one stroke.
This was decided at the review meeting of home department chaired by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and attended by Home Minister Dr G Parameshwar and other senior police officers here on Wednesday.
All the 11,000 personnel would be getting their promotion letters at a time from their respective superintendents of police. Accordingly, constables would be getting promotion as head constables; head constables as assistant sub-inspectors and assistant sub-inspectors as sub-inspectors. At any cost, the promotion of any officer should not be held without valid reasons, the CM told officers.
For the first time, the government had earned a rare distinction of recruiting 26,702 police personnel of various ranks in the last three years. In addition, the home department had been given various facilities since 2013.
While 1,445 posts had been sanctioned to 31 new police stations in 2014-15, 1,356 personnel were posted to 30 stations in 2015-16. 220 posts have been sanctioned to five new all women police stations. 30 were sanctioned in the sub-divisions of Ramdurga, Athani, Hoskote and Shorapur.
76 posts were sanctioned to Kangrali KSRP training school, 322 to Anti-Corruption Bureau, 468 to six training schools, 309 to Forensic Sciences Laboratories, 45 personnel to six new police outposts, 1,557 to traffic division in Bengaluru City and 1,559 to Belagavi Commissionerate of Police....