655 policemen promoted to headconstable posts
The Goa police department on Wednesday promoted 655 police personnel to the rank of head constables.
Police sources said that there were 655 vacancies for head constables and as per the seniority promotions have been given to the police personnel.
Out of 655 posts, 426 ad-hoc head constables have been regularized and 229 police constables have been newly promoted to the rank of head constable on regular basis.
The state government had recently created 251 posts of head constables. This is the first time in the history of police department, that such a large number of police constables have been promoted to the rank of head constables. [TOI]