"I have decided to revert them (escort policemen) to the main pool," Parrikar said on floor of the House.
The Chief Minister also said that around 30 police personnel would be transferred from VIP security duty to the main pool and there services will be utilised in departments like Traffic Police, which is currently facing the shortage.
Parrikar was responding to a question on police shortage, tabled by Independent MLA Rohan Khaunte.
In a written reply, the Chief Minister admitted that the Traffic Police department is currently facing shortage by 46 per cent.
"The sanctioned strength of traffic cell is 522 but the current strength is only 329," he said.