1,000 more personnel for Delhi Traffic Police

Delhi Traffic Police will soon get an additional 1,000 personnel taking its strength to over 6,600, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Last Updated: Nov 10, 2010, 17:43 PM IST

New Delhi: Delhi Traffic Police will soon
get an additional 1,000 personnel taking its strength to over
6,600, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.
"The force is being augmented with 1,000 more personnel
after the completion of Commonwealth Games," Minister of State
for Home Mullapally Ramachandran said in a written reply.
At present, the strength of the Traffic Police network in
Delhi is 5,634, he said.

The Minister said there is no specific proposal to recruit
women traffic constables. "However, the government has
instructed Delhi Police to ensure that 15 per cent of the
recruitment should be for women," he said.

PTI