THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The implementation of the government’s new bar licence policy would increase the workload of the police personnel in the state, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy. He was speaking after inaugurating the delegates’ session of the 27th State convention of Kerala Police Officers’ Association here on Saturday.
“It is known that the current workload of the police force in the state is heavy, but will again increase with the implementation of the government’s new policy in the bar licence issue. The main objective of the government and the department is to give protection to life and property of people,” the Chief Minister said.
He said that the meeting between government and association to discuss various departmental issues will be held soon.
The promotion of officials, who have completed 27 years of service and had become eligible for fourth grade, as regular SI will also be discussed at the meeting to be convened, the Chief Minister said. DGP K S Balasubramanian, KPA state president P D Unni, KPOA general secretary K Manikantan Nair, president B Harikumar, reception committee vice-chairman G Gopakumar, general convenor R Ashokan Nair and P T Koshy were also present.