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Over 1,300 IPS posts vacant: Govt

There are about 1,300 posts of Indian Police Service (IPS) officials lying vacant across the country, the Lok Sabha was informed.



New Delhi: There are about 1,300 posts of
Indian Police Service (IPS) officials lying vacant across the
country, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

According to a reply given by Minister of State for
Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions V Narayanasamy to
the lower house, there are 1,327 vacancies of IPS as against
the total authorised strength of 4,720 as on January 1, 2011.
While the latest data on Indian Administrative Service
and Indian Foreign Service officers was unavailable, the
Minister said there was 1,155 and 386 vacant posts for IAS
and IFS officers respectively as on January last year. There
was a gap of 630 IPS officers as against the total authorised
strength of 4,013 in 2010, he said.

Narayansamy also said that there was no proposal by the
government to increase the intake of IAS and IPS proportionate
to the present population.
Narayansamy also said that there was no proposal by the
government to increase the intake of IAS and IPS proportionate
to the present population.

PTI

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