Jammu & Kashmir Police

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Government on Thursday ordered the creation of 607 new posts in the J&K Police Department which are meant for 42 Border Police Posts (BPPs) that are being established in border areas, especially near Line of Control, on an emergency basis.

An order vide No. HOME-PNG/73/2022(CC-164499) for the creation of these posts was issued by the Financial Commissioner/Additional Chief Secretary of the Home Department, Raj Kumar Goyal, as per the news agency KNO.

The order has come weeks after Jammu and Kashmir Government ordered the establishment of 42 Border Police Posts (BPPs) including the revival of some old defunct posts with site selection and area identification. Land for construction is being finalized on an emergent basis and the government has issued directions to ensure that the buildings of these Border Police Posts are completed within the shortest possible time and all the posts are made functional at the earliest.

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The decision to establish these posts has been taken with the aim to strengthen the anti-infiltration grid in Jammu and Kashmir and to ensure to keep a police check towards infiltration along the Line of Control and the International Border.

In a fresh order for the creation of posts, the Home Department of the Jammu and Kashmir Government has ordered the creation of 607 posts of police.

These posts include 39 Sub-Inspector posts, 50 posts of Assistant Sub-Inspectors, 88 posts of Head Constables and 430 posts of Selection Grade Constables and Constables.

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