Chief Minister’s new announcement about WBP constable, age limit increased – many will get job opportunities now
Police Day is celebrated in the state on September 1 every year. Just a day before this Police Day, the Chief Minister of the state, Mamata Banerjee announced several new things including WBP constable police recruitment. The Chief Minister announced all these decisions in a press conference at Nabanna on Wednesday, September 31.
On this day, he said, several applications were made by the Welfare Committee of West Bengal Police and Kolkata Police. which will be monitored and implemented.
He also said that even if the higher-level government employees are heard, the lower-level employees are not well listened to. Although he or his government has taken several decisions after listening to the lower-level police personnel.
Increase in age limit for constable jobs
Till now age limit for a constable job was 18-27 years. As well as age relaxation as per Govt rules for reserved categories.
In today’s announcement, the age limit of this WBP constable has been increased to 18-30 years. That is, the age limit of general category job candidates should be 18 – 30 years. The age limit for SC and ST job aspirants should be 18 – 35 years and OBC categories should be 18 – 33 years.
Special benefits for Exempted category candidates
Exempted category means that if a government employee dies before the completion of his tenure, a member of his family is appointed in his place of employment. For this, there is a separate vacancy in government jobs or the government can give a specific job to a family member of that employee according to his/her qualifications.
In this case, there is a problem during recruitment in Exempted category for constable jobs. That is the candidate does not have the required height. According to Mamata Banerjee, if such a situation arises, the candidate under the Exempted category will be appointed to another job in the department according to his height.
Salary hike for state police drivers:
In today’s announcement, the Chief Minister said that the salaries of drivers of State Police and Kolkata Police will be increased.
State police drivers used to get a salary of Rs 11,500 per month till now. This salary was increased to 13 thousand 500 per month. That is, the salary increased by 2 thousand.
Kolkata Police drivers used to get a salary of Rs 13,500 per month till now. This salary has been increased to 15 thousand rupees per month. That is, the salary increased by 1 thousand 500.