Maha to bring accelerated promotion scheme for naxal postings
In order to boost the morale of security forces in naxal-infested areas of Maharashtra, the government today decided to introduce
Mumbai: In order to boost the morale of security forces in naxal-infested areas of Maharashtra, the government today decided to introduce accelerated promotion scheme for meritorious work.
A committee has been set up headed by IG (Naxal operations) Nagpur range for considering promotions of police constables to assistant sub inspectors posts. While sub-inspector to assistant police inspector posts will be considered by a committee headed by DGP Maharashtra.
Those interested in working in naxal areas of Gadchiroli, Gondia, Chandrapur and Bhandara districts will be chosen as per seniority. “Those getting the promotion will be posted in the naxal areas and to bag the promotion service in naxal areas for two years is required,” sources said.
According to Home department officials, the scheme will be implemented immediately. “This will help in increasing the number of personnel involved in anti-naxal operations,” they said.