Monday, November 16, 2009

Maha to recruit 15,000 police personnel

Mumbai, Nov 15 (PTI) Maharashtra Government is embarking on a major police recruitment drive and the process to induct 15,000 personnel will soon be initiated to augment security in the state which faces terror and Naxal threats.

"The government will recruit 15,000 police personnel soon so that the burden on the existing force reduces a bit," Home Minister R R Patil today said.

He was talking to reporters at the inauguration of a police gymnasium at Naigaum in central Mumbai.

The Minister said the government will offer full co-operation for the welfare to the families of the forces.

"We will undertake necessary measures for the benefit of the police force and their family members," Patil said.

Emphasising on fitness of policemen, he said, "it is important for you all to remain healthy both physically and mentally so that you can perform better and give your best.

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