2,000 vacancies of SPOs to be filled up from the youths of 10 border districts of jammu and Kashmir

BK Online Srinagar
June 25, 2018 BREAKING NEWS 82 Views
2,000 vacancies of SPOs to be filled up from the youths of 10 border districts of jammu and Kashmir

Centre has sanctioned filling up of 2,000 vacancies of Special Police Officers (SPOs) in Jammu and Kashmir from the youths living in the areas of 0-10 km from IB/ LoC/LAC/AGPL in 10 border districts namely Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Poonch, Rajouri, Baramulla, Bandipora, Kupwara, Kargil & Leh.  These 2,000 vacancies will be equally divided within these 10 border districts i.e., 200 posts for each district.

Sanctioned strength of SPOs in J&K is 35,474. Out of this 25,474 posts were approved earlier and 10,000 additional SPOs sanctioned in 2016.  Presently, there are over 3,000 vacancies of SPOs.  During his recent J&K visit, the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh had announced that out of these 3000 vacancies, 2000 SPOs would be appointed from amongst the youth residing between 0-10 Kms from the border area.

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