Published On: Thu, May 21st, 2015

Andaman and Nicobar police announces 33 per cent woman quota

Port Blair): Andaman and Nicobar islands Police today announced 33 per cent reservation for women in the ranks of constable and sub-inspector.

Andaman and Nicobar islands DGP Sudhir Yadav

Andaman and Nicobar islands DGP Sudhir Yadav

Director General of the State Police Sudhir Yadav said that women in the police force help vulnerable sections of the society to voice their grievances without fear.

He said that their presence at help desks was meant to address problems related to women, and this has paid rich dividends in the past.

He further acknowledged the role played by women in the police force in giving counselling and helping reconciliation in the societies and families.

Currently, there are 18 percent women in the Andaman and Nicobar Police.

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