Police Headquarters (PHQ) has ordered absorption of 493 SPOs as Constables and Followers in Jammu and Kashmir Police, an official statement said on Tuesday.
According to Director General of Police K. Rajendra Kumar has congratulated the promoted personnel and asked them to perform with renewed zeal.
Quoting DGP, the statement said absorption orders have been issued on the recommendations of Police Establishment Board (PEB) in recognition of their contribution in saving life and property of the people. He said that SPOs demonstrated great valour and courage while safeguarding the people at different places in the State. Among the absorbed SPOs, 205 are promoted as constable and 288 as followers on the basis of their merit which include 15 constable and 5 followers under sports category.
Congratulating the SPOs on their absorption, Rajendra said that they have been rubbing their shoulders with regular police personnel for years and have performed in different fields of policing. He said that SPOs are playing an important role in maintaining peace and order in the State, ensuring dignity and honour of the people. He stressed on them to brace up in public service with renewed zeal and dedication as regular members of Police Parivar, maintaining high standards of discipline.
2015 Kashmir Despatch