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J&K Govt sanctions Special Operation Group and Bomb Disposal Squads as specified category

Last Updated on January 20, 2021 at 6:45 pm

The Director General of Police, J&K, Dilbag Singh on behalf of Jammu and Kashmir police has expressed gratitude to the Government of Jammu and Kashmir for sanction of Special Operation Group and Bomb Disposal Squads as a classified category of Jammu and Kashmir Police.

Singh while thanking the Lt. Governor Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha, Chief Secretary J&K Shri B. V. R. Subrahmanyam, Home secretary Shri Shaleen Kabra has said that the sanction would give a formal structure to elite wings of Jammu and Kashmir police and enable drawl of the hardship allowance for specified category of JK Police. He said this will boost the morale of the Jawans and motivate them for better performance in challenging circumstances.

DGP has also congratulated the IPS officers and their families who have been cleared for the promotion by the Departmental Promotion Committee yesterday. He has wished them all the best and good luck.
He also expressed his gratitude to the Home Minister and Union Home Secretary for their clearance to hold DPC in respect of IPS officers due for promotion as on First of January 2021 in the erstwhile JK cadre. 

The Home Department has issued an order with reference to the government order No 72-F of 2019 of 16 January 2019 and government order No Home-878 of 2019 dated 1 August 2019 to this effect. The decision will benefit 2288 officers and Jawans working on anti terror front and 179 Bomb Disposal Squad personnel of Jammu and Kashmir Police.