The state government will fill around 1300 regular vacancies in the police department, within next 5 months, Chief minister Pramod sawant told the state legislative assembly on wednesday.
He said that around 1780 vacancies were vacant in the police dept. Sawant said that out of 5917 sanction strength of Goa police dept, 800 posts were vacant. while out of 3021 IRB sanctions, 810 posts were vacant.
Sawant replying to home demands maintained that the govt will one time relax the existing recruitment age of 24 years to 28 years, while a substantial amount of citizens serving as home guards would be absorbed in the police dept on priority.
Sawant also informed the august house that, the home dept will revamp the Anti Narcotic cell of the police dept to curb the drug trafficking menace in the state. He said that, good police officials would be posted within dept for its effective functioning.