Mumbai Police Female Staff gets Women’s Day Gift!
Starting March 08, 2022, female personnel staff of Mumbai Police will get eight-hour shifts, to coincide with the International Women’s Day, an order issued by Commissioner Sanjay Pandey said.
The directive, issued with the aim of helping women personnel maintain a healthy work-home balance, will be in force in the metropolis till further orders, officials said on Monday.
Incidentally, Pandey, as acting director general of police of the state, had initiated the eight-hour duty schedule in January this year. An official said,
As per the CP’s order, there are two options for women personnel. In the first option, they will have to work in three shifts, which are 8am to 3pm, 3pm to 10 pm and 10pm to 8am. The second option has shift timings of 7 am to 3 pm, 3 pm to 11 pm and 11 pm to 7 am.
The order said senior police inspectors must discuss the timings with women personnel and assign duty as per the two options. In case of any issue over the implementation of the initiative, the police officer can approach DCP (Operations), it mentioned.
"Maharashtra govt has decided to reduce the working hours of women police personnel from 12 hours to 8 hours": Maharashtra DGP Sanjay Pandey— Men’s Day Out (@MensDayOutIndia) September 24, 2021
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As per a report by Indiaspend in 2019, Male staff members of Mumbai police work for 14HRS a day.
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