Over 3,000 youths turn up for police recruitment rally in Pulwama


Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir), May 18: Despite the ongoing unrest, over 3,000 applicants turned up for the police recruitment rally in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. The recruitments have begun at a time when severe turbulence is being faced in the district because of repeated attacks by militants on the security forces. Reportedly, the men and women who appeared for this drive are in search of occupation since the region is dealing with massive unemployment.

As stated by a police official, the recruitment process is completely devoid of unfair practices and all methods involved are technology driven.


Director General of Police Dr S.P.Vaid today visited District Police Lines Pulwama to inspect the process of recruitment of the constables in the district. The DGP was received by the Chairman of the Police Recruitment Board Sh.Surinder Gupta,IGP and other members of the Board. Sh Gupta briefed the DGP regarding the process and the measures taken for smooth conduct of physical tests of the candidates.


Speaking on this occasion with the media Dr.S.P.Vaid said that the recruitment drive has been started in the Jammu and Kashmir Police to provide an opportunity to the youth to join the Police and serve the state and the country.

He said that the recruitment is being conducted purely on merits and in a very transparent manner without any kind of influence. The DGP said that J&K Police has introduced a Computerised Transparent recruitment process in which there is no scope of corruption and favourtism.

Dr.Vaid said that the recruitment of the youth in the Jammu and Kashmir Police will be of great help in facing the challenge of militancy as Police has been on the fore front of the fight from 1990.

Wishing good luck to the participating candidates, the DGP said that there has been overwhelming response to the recruitment in the South Kashmir.

The recruitment rally in Pulwama will continue for two days from where 3710 candidates including 69 females have applied for the post of constables in J&K Police.

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