October 21, 2011 admin

4,361 Police Personnel Recruited in the Three Years in the State:CM

4,361 police personnel had been recruited to police force during past three years besides 2,369 police personnel  promoted during current financial year and included 51 gazetted officers, 243 sub-inspectors, 329 assistant sub-inspectors, 562 head constables and 1,184 constables.  This was stated by Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal, Chief Minister, while delivering presidential address on the  12th Passing Out Parade of the 628 recruits who had been inducted into the State Police force on successful completion of their training at Police Training College, Daroh, in district Kangra today.  The recruits included 176 women constables to be inducted into 6th IRB. He inspected the contingents of the parade and took salute in an impressive passing out parade organised after they were administered oath to formally induct them into the police force.  The parade was commanded by Constable Ankush Kumar.
Chief Minister said that the State Government had recruited 3,952 police constables, 109 sub-inspectors while the  process to recruit 300 constables was in progress. He said that it had granted employment avenues to the educated unemployed youth who had volunteered their services to serve the nation as a police personnel.  He said that the State had been according high priority  to   facilitate the effective functioning of the State Police by providing them congenial environment and facilities which could help them in discharging their duties more effectively.  He said that the women police force strength had been raised to 601 with the induction of newly passing out 176  women constables.  He said that the State Government had set up an exclusive women battalion at Bassi near Naina Devi in district Bilaspur.  He said that directions had been issued to fill up 300 vacancies which had fallen vacant during past three years in the State Police.   He said that the strength of state police had been raised with the induction of  1,300 police personnel including that of 6th Women IRB, with the induction of 176 women recruits passing out in the ceremonial parade organised at PTC Daroh today.  He said that the State had succeeded in getting sanctioned three IRBs for the State during past three years.
 Chief Minister said that the State had adopted Citizen Charter to ensure delivery of essential services to the citizens within the provided time frame.  He said that Special Courts would be set up to attach the property earned out of unfair means which would be released only if cleared by the Court failing which the same would remain as State property and used for bonafide public services.  He further said that the State Government had directed the registrars/sub-registrars to implement the decision of the Hon’ble Supreme Court not to register any property on the basis of General Power of Attorney issued in their name.  He said that buyer and seller had to be present at the time of registry of the land or immovable property sold.
Prof. Dhumal said that the State Government had provided Rs. 17.35 crore to create residential facilities to the police force during current financial year.  He said that 241 housing units would be constructed with the amount which included residential accommodation to 100 police personnel at PTC Daroh where a sum of Rs. 76 lakh was being spent.    He said that Rs. 35.20 crore had been spent over modernization of the State Police during past three years and  Rs. 6.20 crore were being spent during current financial year, to equip the force with the latest of the armory and weapon etc. to deal with anti-social and anti-national elements more effectively.  He said that Cyber Crime Lab would also be established at PTC Daroh.   He said that all out efforts were being made to raise the State Police Force as a modern, efficient, professional police force in the country.  He said that training instructors in the college were being paid 15 percent of their salary as training allowance.  He said that Rs. 25 lakh had also been provided for various police welfare and sports activities and announced matching grant of  Rs. 15 lakh for the current financial year.  He also announced one extra uniform to the training staff.  He announced Rs. 5 lakh for the furniture and fixture in the PTC Daroh.  He said that the State Government would also be extending all possible help to set up a modern library in the college campus.
Chief Minister said that  village level functionaries including police were the face of the State Government who needed to discharge their duties and responsibilities with modesty, humility and dedicatedly.  He said that Himachal Pradesh happened to be the tourist State acknowledged the world over who needed to be assured a safe and hassle free stay in the State so that they could carry home good impression of the best law and order conditions in the State.  He congratulated the new recruits from PTC Daroh and gave them a clarion call  to dedicate themselves  with full commitment to serve the nation as a responsible police personnel.  
Chief Minister honoured the outstanding recruits who had shown exceptional calibre during the training period.
Dr. Diljeet Singh Manhas, Director General of Police gave a clarion call to the new recruits to prove  themselves true to the oath they had been administered in the passing out parade.  He advised them to exercise constraint while dealing with public and at the same time ensure effective policing.  He said that law was above all and needed to be adhered to in letter and spirit.  He advised them to come to the rescue of the women, children, down trodden and the aggrieved promptly especially in the case of women.  He said that the powers vested in them needed to be exercised cautiously.  He underlined the need for carrying introspection with every passing day.  He said that the ultimate objective of the State Government was to make State Police a Model Police.
Shri Somesh Goel, Additional Director General of Police, welcomed the Chief Minister and police modernization process was in progress and periodic training to 20 percent of the police force was being ensured annually.  He said that 3,100 police personnel had been trained in the PTC.  He said that latest training facilities were being created in the college so that the police force was well versed with the latest crime detection techniques.
 Shri Sanjeev Gandhi, SP, Daroh PTC, read out the Annual Report of the College and said that latest training facilities were being ensured to the trainees.  He urged for setting up of a library to enhance the general knowledge of the recruits. An impressive display of the skills learnt was presented by the police recruits.
Shri Ravinder Ravi, IPH Minister, Shri Kishan Kapoor, Industries Minsiter, Shri Ramesh Dhwala, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister, Shri Vipan Parmar, Shri Parveen Sharma, Shri Rakesh Pathania, Shri G.S.Bali, MLAs, Shri Trilok Kapoor, Chairman, Woolfed, Dr. Furkan Qomar, Vice Chancellor, Central University, Shri I.D.Bhandari, Director General of Police (Jails), Shri R.C.Gupta, DC, Shri Diljeet Thakur, SP, Shri R.K.Sharma, E-in-C, IPH, Shri M.S.Kanwar, Chief Engineer, IPH, Dr. M.P.Sood, secretary, HPSEB Limited,  senior police officers, other prominent people and senior officers of various departments were present on the occasion.

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