A Departmental promotion Committee met under the chairmanship of Munir Ahmad Khan-IPS IGP Kashmir Zone, with the other members being Ghulam Hassan Bhat-IPS DIG of police, CKR Srinagar, Muzafar Ahmad Shah-KPS, SO to IGP Kashmir Zone, Dawood Ayoub-KPS ASP Srinagar, Nisar Murtaza, DDP ZPHQ, Mohd Ashraf-KAS, Accounts Officer, ZPHQ and Altaf Hussain, SO Establishment ZPHQ Kashmir for promotion of constables to the rank of SG. Constables of Executive Wing of J&K Police having lien and seniority with Kashmir Zone.
During this process, a total of 2472 constables have been formally promoted to the rank of Selection Grade Constables after having being brought on promotion list A-I. it may be mentioned that the State Government vide Home Department order No. 183-F of 2017 dated 12.06.2017 had recently raised the percentage of Selection Grade Constables from existing 25% to 50% of the total sanctioned strength of the Constabulary in J&K Police and the DPC was conducted to fill up the vacancies that accrued as a result of this government order.
Munir Ahmad Khan-IPS IGP Kashmir in his message to the promoted officials and to their families has felicitated them and expressed hope that the promotion will act as a morale booster which will enable the officials to work with zeal and zest.