Assam Government promotes 28,813 Constables to Lance Naik in Unprecedented Move
Guwahati, 8th December: In a momentous development for the Assam Police, the state government implemented an unprecedented decision, promoting an astonishing 28,813 constables to the rank of Lance Naik. Among them, 21,275 belong to the Armed Branch, while 7,538 belong to the Unarmed Branch.
This extensive promotion initiative is part of a broader career development scheme approved by the state cabinet, with the aim of boosting the morale of the police force and enhancing public service delivery.
Expressing his sentiments on the achievement, Asam DGP GP Singh took to the X handle, wrote, “A historic day in the annals of @assampolice 28,813 Constables promoted in one day to next rank of L/Nk. Of these, 21,275 belong to Armed Branch and 7538 belong to Unarmed Branch.
Gratitude to Hon CM Assam Sjt @himantabiswa Sir for approving landmark minimum assured three promotions to all ranks. The entire Assam Police family is grateful to Hon @CMOfficeAssam and @mygovassam (Home Department).
Additionally, the state government, in its commitment to the welfare of the Assam Police, has increased the ration money allowance. Now raised to Rs 2,500 per head per month, this allowance is designed to ensure that officers and personnel, from followers to inspectors, including uniformed ministerial staff, have access to a healthier and more nutritious diet.
Apart from the regular promotion process, every personnel will now be eligible for assured promotion to the next higher level after completing eight years of regular service in a particular post, contingent upon performance and vigilance clearance. This strategic approach aims to strengthen public service delivery by law-enforcement personnel through effective management of human resources.
The comprehensive approach to career progression and welfare within the Assam Police underscores the government’s dedication to its law enforcement officers, acknowledging their hard work and the critical role they play in maintaining law and order in the state.