Maharashtra reduces working hours of women cops

Maharashtra reduces working hours of women cops

Newsdesk |
September 24, 2021

Maharashtra DGP Sanjay Pandey announced Friday that the police force will implement eight-hour shifts for women personnel. While this has already been implemented in some places, the DGP said such shifts will soon be made the norm across the state in a phased manner.

New Delhi, 24 September 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express, an official said several women constables had approached the state police chief pointing out that their duty hours often extended well beyond the stipulated twelve hours, which affected their family life. Pandey is learnt to have consulted other senior officials before deciding to act. An official said eight-hour shifts have already been successfully implemented for women police personnel in Nagpur, Pune, Amravati and most recently in Navi Mumbai.

Source -The Indian Express

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