SC directs to recruit SI, constables in UP

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] Apr 24 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday directed Uttar Pradesh to fill up vacancies of 3,000 sub-inspectors and 30,000 constables.

A bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of India, Jagdish Singh Khehar and also comprising Justice D. Y. Chandrachud passed the order after hearing a petition filed by Manish Kumar.

The Uttar Pradesh government had also filed a road map about the vacancies in the state and how to fill up these vacancies.

A copy of the road map of the Uttar Pradesh government said that the number of candidates to be recruited every year has been determined after taking into account the current capacity of the police training colleges in the state and career prospects of the candidates.

Notifications for recruitment said, 30,000 constables are proposed to be issued every year in the month of August 2017 till 2020, taking into account the current and future vacancies, the road map filed by the Uttar Pradesh government stated.

The state government expects to fill up all posts of constables by June 2021. (ANI)