The Centre has approved raising of two women Battalions for Jammu and Kashmir Police to enhance the representation of women in the State Police.
One battalion each will be raised for Jammu region and Kashmir region. Sixty percent of posts will be kept reserved for women of 10 border districts namely, Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Poonch, Rajouri, Baramulla, Bandipora, Kupwara, Kargil and Leh.
The recruitment process will be completed by the State government within one year. This will provide direct employment to over two thousand deserving women in the State.