The Tamil Nadu Police Women’s Wing, launched by late Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, celebrated its golden jubilee on Friday. The current chief minister and son of M Karunanidhi, MK Stalin, released a stamp to mark this occasion and announced Nava Ratna schemes for the Tamil Nadu women police personnel.
“Women police officers deserve a double salute as they protect the state while taking care of their families,” said the chief minister of Tamil Nadu while speaking at the event.
Golden Jubilee Of TN Women Police
Chief Minister MK Stalin also expressed his pride in celebrating fifty years of the Tamil Nadu police’s women’s wing. The TN police women’s wing has come a long way. One sub-inspector and 20 other personnel were inducted in 1973. The CM also said that TN now has a total of 35,329 women police.
CM Stalin announced that from here on, the roll call parade will begin at 8 a.m. instead of 7 a.m. He also stated that mansions will be built in Chennai and Madurai for female police officers who travel to attend court hearings and other matters.
The demand for exclusive washrooms in all police stations will be fulfilled, along with the construction of more daycare centres for their babies. The TN chief minister promised an award and trophy named after the late CM Kalaignar Karunanidhi for praiseworthy performance by women police personnel. He also added that they will be granted leaves and transfers according to their wishes.
In Tamil Nadu, a national-level firing competition and seminar on women in uniformed service’ for policewomen will be held. The DGP’s office will also set up a career guidance forum. CM Stalin also launched the “Aval” project, which aims to protect and teach women self-defense techniques. A minimum of 50,000 women have been trained in defence techniques under this scheme worth Rs. 1.7 crore. The Greater Chennai City Police initiated the project.
The chief minister also said that TVs with internet connections will be provided at all 104 police boys and girls clubs at a cost of Rs 2 crore. Police officers will be updated on laws and legal aid.
The golden jubilee event took place at the Jawaharlal Indoor Stadium in Chennai. Women police officers demonstrated their artillery and self-defense skills at the event. A 700-kilometer bicycle expedition to Kanniyakumari that included a group of women police officers was flagged off by the CM.
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