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Maharashtra cabinet increases casual leaves for police personnel from 12 to 20 in view of 'increasing workload'

Updated on: 21 September,2022 05:01 PM IST  |  Mumbai
mid-day online correspondent | Compiled by: Asif Rizvi | asif.ali@mid-day.com

According to an official statement, looking at the increasing workload of the police personnel, like 'bandobast' during festivals and VVIP duty, the number of casual leaves has been raised from 12 to 20 for the ranks from constable to police inspector

Maharashtra cabinet increases casual leaves for police personnel from 12 to 20 in view of 'increasing workload'

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The number of casual leaves (CLs) for Maharashtra police officials from ranks ranging from police constable to inspector was increased from 12 to 20. The decision was taken on Wednesday by the state cabinet headed by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, as per the PTI.


According to an official statement, the number of casual leaves for the state government employees was earlier increased from eight to 12. However, looking at the increasing workload of the police personnel, like 'bandobast' during festivals and VVIP duty, the number of casual leaves has been raised from 12 to 20 for the ranks from constable to police inspector, it said.

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In a related development, CM Shinde and Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis directed that the recruitment of 75,000 police personnel be carried out in the state in a transparent manner, according to the PTI.

The process of filling 7,231 vacancies has already begun and an advertisement for the purpose has already been issued.

A physical test will be conducted before the written one. The chief minister has directed that the process be carried out at 20 grounds, which should be equipped with cameras.

(with PTI Inputs) 

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