The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, July 12
Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta has directed commissioners of police and SSPs to assist aspirant candidates to prepare for the written examination for the posts of sub-inspectors and constables.
The DGP said free physical training sessions being organised by the state police ahead of recruitment of constables, head constables and sub-inspectors had been receiving an overwhelming response as over 20,000 aspirants, including women, started their training under the supervision of trained coaches and drill instructors since June 27.
The DGP said apart from trained manpower, police are providing required sports equipment, including high jump stand and mattresses, and long jump infrastructure for the practice of candidates. Some districts have already started providing written examination coaching to candidates as a goodwill gesture with a view to recruit the best talent available in the state, said the DGP.
Police have appointed nodal officers for each district, he added. Online applications to directly recruit 560 sub-inspectors in different cadres, including district police, armed police, investigation and intelligence officers, have already been invited and interested candidates can submit their applications by July 27. He added applications to directly recruit nearly 4,400 constables, in district and armed cadres, would also go live within a week and interested candidates will be able submit their applications.