THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala has accorded sanction to the guidelines for promotion of Circle Inspectors. According to the guidelines, inspectors will not be allowed to serve in a district for more than five years. He will have to serve for at least two years in another district before returning to the same district.
Transfers should be avoided during the academic year. Officials will not be given transfer to their native place. Those who have completed two years in sub-divisions or traffic will be transferred to any special unit.Officials who have completed two years in special units will be posted in local stations. Those who have not completed two years in a posting will not be considered for transfer.
Those who are nearing retirement age, those about to be promoted, and those recommended by the SPs or public would be excluded from transfer. Complaints on promotion procedures would be examined by the Police Establishment Board and submitted to the govt. The govt had earlier approved the guidelines for transfer of officials from civil police officers to SIs.