Kashmir: SPOs to be engaged to meet policing requirements

The engagement, which will be restricted to native districts, would be made on the recommendations of Selection Committees headed by the Deputy Commissioners concerned.

By: PTI | Srinagar | Published:August 7, 2016 10:42 am
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Jammu and Kashmir is planning to engage Special Police Officers (SPOs) in order to meet the emerging requirements in different fields of policing including tourism, traffic regulation and disaster management operations.

“In order to meet the emerging requirements in different fields of policing including tourism, traffic regulation and disaster management operations, Jammu and Kashmir Police is going to engage Special Police Officers (SPOs) in all the 22 districts of the State,” an official spokesman said on August 7.

He said the engagement, which will be restricted to native districts, would be made on the recommendations of Selection Committees headed by the Deputy Commissioners concerned. The applicants have been asked to submit their prescribed application forms to the office of their Deputy Commissioner offices from August 10 to August 25, the spokesman said.

He said the selected candidates would have to undergo training at respective district headquarters for which modalities and schedule would be worked out later on.

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