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Govt set to sort out issues relating to service matters of police officers

Govt set to sort out issues relating to service matters of police officers
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Nasir Azam

Srinagar, Sep 04 (KNO): The administration of Jammu & Kashmir Union Territory is set to sort out all pending issues relating to service matters of police officers, sources disclosed.

Highly placed sources told news agency- Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that Home department has proposed release of selection grade in favour of all eligible officers of SP and DySP rank.

“The proposal has been sent for approval. Once it is approved, the grade would be released in favour of the eligible officers,” they said.

According to sources, the government is also mulling to regularise all superintendents of police and deputy superintendents of police who were working in officiating capacity.

“The Home department has also finalized seniority of police officers. It would be notified once the administrative council approves it,” they said, adding that these proposals would be notified after getting a nod from administrative council and Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha.

According to sources, Home secretary Shaleen Kabra and Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam have played a crucial role in sorting out these matters.

As already reported by KNO, the Jammu & Kashmir government submitted a proposal earlier this year to the Union Public Service Commission and Ministry of Home Affairs for filling 28 vacancies in promotion quota of the prestigious Indian Police Service. The proposal was submitted after MHA determined 28 vacancies for these years- 08 for 2010, three vacancies for 2011, 08 vacancies for 2012 and 09 vacancies for 2013—(KNO)

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