Over 5.31 lakh posts in police forces of various states and 1.27 lakh posts in Central Armed Police Forces like CRPF and BSF have been lying vacant, the Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR&D) stated Tuesday.
Releasing totally different elements of policing in the nation as on January 1, 2020, the BPR&D additionally stated a complete of 1,19,069 police personnel had been recruited in 2019 in varied police forces throughout India.
According to the info, the overall sanctioned police forces in states and union territories is 26,23,225, whereas there are 20,91,488 police personnel truly in service. Therefore, 5,31,737 posts in police forces are lying vacant as on January 1, 2020.
The figures embrace civil police, district armed police, particular armed police and India Reserve Battalions.
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The BPR&D, a wing of the Ministry of Home Affairs, stated the power of ladies in police forces is 2,15,504, which is 10.30 per cent of the overall police drive in India. There has been a 16.05 per cent enhance of ladies police over the earlier 12 months, it added.
The information stated the overall sanctioned power of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) is 11,09,511 however the precise power of the CAPFs as on January 1, 2020, is 9,82,391 a niche of 1,27,120 personnel.
The whole variety of ladies police personnel in CAPF is 29,249, which is 2.98 per cent of the overall power. The CAPFs are CRPF, BSF, CISF, ITBP, SSB, NSG and Assam Rifles.
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Sanctioned Population Per Police Person (PPP) is 511.81 and the sanctioned Police Population Ratio (PPR), police personnel per lakh of inhabitants, is 195.39. The sanctioned Police Area Ratio (PAR) per 100 sq km is 79.80.
According to the info, there are 800 police districts in the nation and the variety of sanctioned police stations is 16,955. The whole State Armed Police Battalions is 318 and the overall police commissionerates is 63.
A complete of two,02,925 police automobiles can be found with the states and UTs police, moreover 4,60,220 CCTV cameras, the BPR&D stated.
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The authorities has spent Rs 1,566.85 crore in 2019-20 for expenditure and police coaching.
The BPR&D stated it has been publishing the info on police organisations since 1986 and the info as on January 1, 2019, was launched by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on January 29, 2020.
This is for the primary time in the historical past of BPR&D that the annual information for a selected 12 months has been launched in the course of the 12 months itself, the BPR&D stated in a press release, including that a lot effort has gone into verifying the info.