Rules for recruitment of women and minorities in police relaxed in merged areas

Peshawar, March 08, 2021 (PPI-OT): IGP KP Dr. Sanaullah Abbasi presided over 60th meeting of the Police Policy Board. Rules relaxed for recruitment of women in merged districts Special relaxation in qualification, age and running Reserved seats of women and minorities, in cases of non-availability of suitable candidates, would be retained for next recruitment under relaxed rules Rights of women in the merged areas had been restored: IGP KP
Safeguarding the human rights especially of women, children and marginalized segments of the society is my top priority. IGP KP The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dr. Sanaullah Abbasi presided over the 60th meeting of Police Policy Board held at Central Police Office Peshawar.

Addl: IGP Investigation, Addl: IGP HQRs, CCPO Peshawar, Commandant Elite Force, DIG Telecommunication, DIG HQRs, Commandant FRP, DG PCU, DIG CTD, AIG Establishment, AIG Operations, AIG Training and AIG Legal attended the meeting.

The concerned police officers presented a detailed briefing about the enlistment of women and minorities on their reserved quota in the police force particularly relaxation of recruitment rules for women in the Newly Merged Districts, amendments in rules for police welfare and fixing age limit for Canine Unit detective dogs. In the light of detailed briefings certain decisions were taken. The rules for recruitment of women in NMDs were relaxed.

Likewise, the meeting also decided to retain the reserved seats of women and minority candidates for them in the next enlistment in case of non-availability of suitable candidates in the recruitment process. For this purpose a proper summary would be sent to the government for approval.

For more information, contact:
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police
Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum Road, Civil Secretariat Peshawar,
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Tel: +92-91-9210457

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