As many as 175 police personnel including 142 Assistant Sub-Inspectors were promoted in Jammu, a police spokesperson said on Sunday.
The promotions were ordered by Inspector General of Police (IGP), Jammu Zone, S D Singh Jamwal on Saturday after chairing a departmental promotion committee meeting here, the spokesperson added.
According to the official, the promotions include 142 ASIs to the rank of sub-inspectors, a head constable to the rank of ASI, 18 selection-grade constables to head constables, 12 constables to selection grade constables.
Besides, two policemen were given in-situ promotion, the spokesperson added.
The IGP expressed hope that the promotions would act as a morale booster for the policemen so as to rededicate themselves to work with even more zeal and enthusiasm thereby bringing laurels to the department, the spokesperson said.