Common Cause and Lokniti Programme of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), launched India’s first Status of Policing in India Report (SPIR 2018) at the India Habitat Centre on May 9.Read More+
Seven Directives at a Glance
The Roadmap to Police Reforms issued in 2006
Police Establishment Board (PEB): To be constituted in each state to decide all transfers, postings, promotions and other service-related matters of officers of and below the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP). The state government may interfere with decision of the board in exceptional cases only after recording its reasons for doing so.
National Security Commission (NSC): To be constituted by the central government at the union level to prepare a panel for being placed before the appropriate appointing authority, for selection and placement of chiefs of the Central Police Organisations (CPO), who should also be given a minimum tenure of two years. The commission would also review from time to time measures to upgrade the effectiveness of these forces, improve the service conditions of its personnel, ensure that there is proper coordination between them and that the forces are generally utilised for the purposes they were raised and make recommendations in that behalf.