In order to boost the morale of the Punjab Police, Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav on Friday promoted as many as 101 Sub-Inspectors, which includes 95 Women Officers, to the rank of Inspector. With this promotion of 101 Police Personnel, all the vacancies of Inspectors rank have been filled in all the districts of the state.
Today, we have elevated 101 Sub-inspectors to the rank of Inspectors, which will not only overcome the shortage of staff at supervisory levels in field but will also give the officers their due right of promotion,” said DGP Gaurav Yadav.The DGP, while symbolically pinning the stars on the shoulders of some of the promoted officers here, wished all the promotees good luck.
“The added star on your shoulders comes with a bigger responsibility,” he said while encouraging them to perform their duty with dedication, sincerity, and honesty.Divulging more details, he said that all the 95 promoted Women Officers are of 2015-batch directly recruited Sub-Inspectors and have seven years of field experience.
While, the remaining six Sub-Inspectors, who are now promoted to Inspectors were awaiting their promotion.Terming timely promotion as the right of every Police official, the DGP assured the entire police force to give them their due promotions very soon. He said that all the vacancies at supervisory levels including Head-Constable, Assistant Sub-Inspector, and Sub-Inspector will be filled at the earliest.
Meanwhile, this move is another effort of the Punjab Government toward women empowerment as with the promotion of this batch representation of women will increase at supervisory level in the Police Force.