Srinagar, Sep 25 (UNI) Concerned over the frequent complaints of traffic jams in twin cities of Jammu and Srinagar, the government has created 1433 new posts in the traffic department while 2625 posts were created in Railways.
Official sources said State Administrative Council (SAC) has approved creation of new posts at various levels in traffic and railway wings of the Jammu and Kashmir Police.
Director General of Police Kuldeep Khoda meanwhile, said there was a long felt need for creation of additional posts in both these wings.
He said besides providing employment opportunities to the unemployed youths, it will help to streamline traffic movement in the state.
Giving details Mr Khoda said 1433 new posts have been created in traffic which include one DIG, four SPs, 23 DySPs, 59 Inspectors, 149 Sub-Inspectors, 151 ASIs, 200 Head Constables, 846 Selection Grade Constables and Constables.
In Railway Police 2625 new posts have been created which include one DIG, three SPs, 10 DySPs, 16 Inspectors, 88 Sub Inspectors, 142 ASIs, 309 Head Constables, 24 Selection Grade Constables, 1922 Constables and 112 Followers.
About creation of more IRP battalions, Mr Khoda said Government of India has sanctioned five more Batalllions of IRP in which 5035 posts will be created which include 20 SPs, 35 Dy SPs,40 Inspectors, 135 Sub Inspectors, 115 ASIs, 820 Head Constables, 3505 Constables, and 335 Followers.
UNI BAS SP HT1924