The Punjab Police has withdrawn 6,355 personnel from non-core duties to create Covid reserves and reinforce its subject power at police stations and within the armed battalions.
Whereas 202 Covid reserves have been created in police stations throughout districts, one other 20 have been constituted within the armed battalions to enhance operational readiness for enforcement of varied security norms and protocols within the state, director normal of police Dinkar Gupta mentioned through the Covid evaluation video convention right here.
Gupta mentioned the manpower mobilisation train was undertaken from July 17, and as of July 23, 3,669 personnel have been a part of the 202 Covid reserves in districts whereas 475 have been within the Covid reserves of the armed battalions. The diversion of power has been achieved from non-core police duties at district police workplaces, police traces, Saanjh Kendras, these hooked up with police/civil officers and threatened individuals, and officers on short-term attachment with different models.
“Put up the train, an extra 1,800 police personnel have been mobilised on the police stations, throughout the ranks of constable to inspector,” he mentioned. As for the armed battalions, the extra personnel deployment, along with 475 within the Covid reserves, has been made at Shambhu Barrier (118), safety obligation in districts (191) and NGOs of armed battalions (102).