Chandigarh: Haryana Police on Sunday said it has decided to recruit a total of 11,000 more police personnel including 1,500 woman constables this year.

This was disclosed by Director General of Police S N Vashist in a press release issued in Chandigarh. Vashist said, "We are going to increase the percentage of woman police personnel in the state (Haryana) upto 10 percent, which at present is 6.5 percent, higher than the national average of about four percent."

The police also plans to double the number of woman PCRs in the state so as to curb the crime, especially against the women in an effective manner, he said. He said a lady Deputy Superintendent of Police or Inspector-level woman officer has been appointed as Nodal Officer in every district so as to ensure safety of women in the state.

The DGP said that orders have been issued to arrest criminals involved in crime against woman within 24 hours and charge-sheet for the same should be submitted in court within 30 days. With a view to curb crime against women, he said that a committee comprising Deputy Commissioner, Superintendent of
Police and District Attorney has been constituted at district level.

Similarly, a Committee of DGP and Home Secretary is functional at state level, he added. Vashist said police is trying to bring corruption in government offices at zero tolerance level. Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System had been started in Ambala and Gurgaon and it would be implemented in the entire state in next six months.


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