Dr K K Kaushik
Muzaffarpur : Bihar Government, following directive of the Supreme Court (SC), has initiated steps to deploy female police force at the police stations across the state. In the first phase, altogether 800 female cops will be deployed at different police stationns in the state.
DG, BMP, Gupteshwar Pandey, on November 22, 2017, said the composition of police force will change considerably in the state in next three years as the government will recruit 28,000 lady constables following the SC directive.
The government has already initiated measures to recruit 10,000 lady constables in the state for which infrastructure including staff quarters, separate kitchens and other amenities will be created at all the police stations. All the police station will get new vehicles, he said. Ten thosand male constables have also been appointed and will be deployed in districts after training, Pandey added. He said that a training centre for police officers will be established at Rajgir in Nalanda district at a cost of Rs 200 crore. A training centre for constables is also being set up at Dumraon in Buxar district at a cost of Rs 100 crore, he said.