140 lady constables pass out from police academy
SRINAGAR: An impressive passing out parade of 140 lady Constables was held at Sher-i-Kashmir Police Academy Udhampur today where Director General of Police S P Vaid was the Chief Guest.
In his address to the passing out lady Constables, DGP said that it was very heartening to know that 140 lady Constables are joining the force which will help in strengthening the existing police stations in the State and also Women Cells opened in some other towns of the State.
Complementing the Director and the training staff of the Academy, Dr. Vaid said that since 60% of the batch is below the age of 25 years and 36 pass outs are having educational qualification of graduation and above, these lady constables will prove helpful in enhancing the working efficiency of Women Police Stations in the State.
DGP said that the increased number of lady Constables in districts will go along in curbing the crimes against women as women complainants feel comfortable with the officers and personnel of their gender.
Vaid also gave away prizes to the outstanding trainees of the batch. Lady Const. Ishrat Ahad was promoted Out of Turn for securing All Round Best position during the training.