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J&K LG approves 15% reservation for women in non-gazetted police posts

Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Monday approved 15 per cent reservation for women in non-gazetted police posts.

Jammu and Kashmir

Press Trust of India Jammu
Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Monday approved 15 per cent reservation for women in non-gazetted police posts.
Sinha announced the reservation coinciding with the National Girl Child Day, asserting that this is just the beginning.
On #NationalGirlChildDay, approved 15% reservation for women in non-gazetted posts of @JmuKmrPolice. This is just the beginning. We are determined and committed to increase it further in future, the Lt Governor said in a tweet.
In another tweet, he said his administration is committed to ensure 'Nari Shaktis' social and economic empowerment.
"For women and girls to be agents of change, J&K government is committed to ensure Nari Shaktis' social and economic empowerment while redressing long-standing inequalities to build a more just and resilient society, Sinha said.

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First Published: Jan 24 2022 | 11:08 PM IST

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