812 Middle Pass Youth Working as SPOs in J&K Police

Bilal Handoo


 The state government Tuesday revealed that 812 middle pass youth were recruited as special police officers (SPOs) in J&K police.

The findings were revealed in the legislative council when PDP lawmaker, Murtaza Khan asked the government whether chief minister, Omar Abdullah, had promised middle pass youth of the state a job in J&K police during 2008 assembly elections. Nasir Aslam Wani, the state home minister, maintained that was the government was not aware of any such a promise made by Omar.

 Earlier, Wani informed the house that middle pass youth have been absorbed as constables in the police department, pursuant to the rehabilitation-cum-regularization policy for the SPO’s, announced in September 2009.

 As per official reports, out of 21 districts, Kupwara district with 132 SPOs from 2009 to 2012 has registered the highest number of police recruitments while Samba saw no recruitment. In Anantnag, 35 SPOs were registered, 44 in Baramulla, 15 in Bandipora, 38 in Budgam, 96 in, 13 in Ganderbal, 15 in Kathua, 81 in Kishtwar, 29 in Kulgam, 65 in Poonch, 48 in Pulwama, 37 in Rajouri, 64 in Ramban, 36 in Reasi, 19 in Shopian, six in Udampur and one in Kargil over the last four years. In Jammu, the number of SPOs recruited is 14 while in Srinagar, 24 SPOs were recruited.


  1. Sir iam spo in j&kpolice last 3years beltno 371/Ud sir iam BA +ADIT (advance diploma information technology) sir plz convert to regular police department
    Garibi kab khatam hogi tab tak jab tak garab mar nai jata kya hai 3000 pay kya is sa guzara hoga khud hi socho aap sab

  2. Sir i am spo last 15 year in jk police. Belt no856 my qualification bsc. Sir please convert to regular police department. I m belong to poor family in small village. My contact number is 7298331032. Distt. Kathua village bhallar


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