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- Thousands of Women Arrived in the Recruitment Drive of Special Police Officers; Bolin Want To Serve The Country
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Policemen explaining to women who came to test for the post of Special Police Officer in Kathula district of Jammu and Kashmir.
- Due to Article 370 and 35A in Jammu and Kashmir before 5 August 2019, women did not have the right to equal in government jobs.
- Jammu and Kashmir Police employs about 1 lakh employees, of which the number of women employees is less than 5%.
Women are also coming forward in Jammu and Kashmir. In Kathua district, a recruitment drive for Special Police Officers was conducted on Saturday. About 25 thousand people reached this recruitment to fill 100 vacant posts. A large number of women will also be included in these. The women recruited praised the Jammu and Kashmir Police for giving them a chance in government jobs.
On August 5 last year in Jammu and Kashmir, the Central Government removed Articles 370 and 35A. Earlier, because of this article, the women here did not have equal rights in doing government jobs. If a woman from Jammu and Kashmir married a person from another state, she could not be given a government job in the state. It is not so now.
What did women say in recruitment
The women who arrived to test for the post of Special Police Officer were happy with the decision of the Jammu and Kashmir Police Administration. A candidate initiation said- the government has given us a good chance to get a job. I want to serve the country. My focus is to give my best for the country. I thank the police here for conducting this test. The other women in the recruitment also appreciated the government's effort.
Jammu and Kashmir police have fewer female employees
The government is constantly trying to strengthen women in Jammu and Kashmir. Emphasis is being laid on increasing their participation in government jobs. However, the number of female employees in the Jammu and Kashmir Police is still small. About 1 lakh people work in the Jammu and Kashmir Police. According to the figures as of December 2019, only 3 percent of them were women.