1,476 police personnel promoted

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SRINAGAR: Additional DGP Armed J and K, L. Mohanti, on Tuesday promoted 1,476 police personnel of J and K Armed Police.
Among the promoted officials, one Head Constable has been promoted to the rank of Assistant Sub Inspector, three Selection grade constables (SGCTs) have been promoted to the rank of Head Constable and 1,472 Constables have been promoted to the rank of Selection Grade Constable in J and K Armed Police.
Formal orders of these promotions were issued by Armed Police Headquarters J and K today after the Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) headed by L. Mohanti, Additional DGP Armed J and K found the individuals eligible for their promotions to the next ranks.
With the release of this promotion list, Armed Police Headquarters J and K has completed the promotion cases of 2,640 police personnel of different ranks within the first five months of the current year 2017. The promotion list includes promotions of 137 ASIs to the rank of SI, 191 HCs to the rank of ASI, 839 Sgcts to the rank of HC and promotions 1473 Constables to the rank of Sgcts.
According to the ADGP’s office this is for the first time that such a large number of police personnel of different ranks have been promoted in one go.
The ADGP Armed J and K congratulated the promoted officials and extended his warm greetings to their families. He expressed the hope that the promoted officials will continue to work with the same zeal and zest and discharge their respective duties honestly and professionally fully upholding the sanctity of public Service.
The ADGP Armed highly appreciated the result oriented stratagem and efforts put in place by his Staff Officer M.Y Kichloo SSP for completing the task smoothly.
The members of the Departmental Promotion Committee who examined the entire service records of the promotees to assess their eligibility and suitability for their promotion to the next higher ranks include Commandant JKAP-13th Bn. B.A Khan – SSP, Commandant IRP 20thBn A.R Bhat-SSP, Commandant IRP 4thBn Rashmi Wazir-SSP, Commandant IRP-16thBn Altaf Hussain Khan-SSP, Commandant IRP-18thBn Mohammad Shafi Mir-SSP, Commandant AP 14thBn Anil Kumar Katoch-SSP, Chief Prosecuting Officer APHQ J and K Mohammad Shafi Rather, Dy.SP (Pers) APHQ J and K Junaid Wali and Accounts Assistant APHQ J and K Abdul Whaid.