Panaji: Chief Minister Shri. Manohar Parrikar addressed the 32 newly inducted lady Police Sub Inspectors (PSIs) at Police Headquarters, Panaji today. The lady PSIs have completed their one-year training at Police Training College, Jharoda Kala at New Delhi. DGP Dr. Muktesh Chander IPS, IGP Shri. Jaspal Singh IPS, SPs and other senior police officials were present on the occasion.

  Out of the 32,  22 will be posted at various Police Stations and 11 will be posted in the Traffic Police. While addressing the gathering the Chief Minister congratulated the ladies and stressed the importance of physical health and honesty of a Police personnel. “This field is considered as male dominated due to many reasons. Hence, it is your self-motivation that has brought you here. The training must have made you physically strong and tough, however, there are times when may feel low. But with sheer dedication and perseverance, you can overcome it. Hence, do not run away from danger, instead of face it and find a solution,” he said.

Stating that the state has special expectations from women police force, the Chief Minister urged the ladies to act responsibly. “Women are accountable and sincere in every aspect. Hence, this is the best chance to pay back to the public. Do not fall prey to the bad things around and maintain a clean character, build a good image and keep discipline intact,” he said.

As women are more sensitive towards society he also asked them to pay special attention to complaints by people with disabilities, special needs, and women issues etc. “Learn to handle the cases with skill. Be confident and wise but do not develop an ego. Be helpful yet live a disciplined life,” said the Chief Minister.

While informing that Goa is moving for an independent cadre in civil services the Chief Minister said that if Goa gets an independent cadre, the number of positions for SPs and DySps and IPS officers will ascend giving good opportunities and career prospects to the current generation.