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  • 33% reservation for women constables in CAPFs

    Published on January 5, 2016


    New Delhi:  Union  Government has reserved 33 per cent posts of Constables for women in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) to enhance their representation. To begin with, 33 per cent of posts of Constables in CRPF and CISF and 14-15 per cent posts in the BSF, the SSB and the ITBP will be filled up immediately. An official release said, the reservation will be horizontal. The Committee on Empowerment of Women had recommended urgent need to provide proper representation to women in paramilitary forces.