Key Facts

14.98% women in Police

0.00% of personnel vacancy in all women police stations

33.00% of reservation for women introduced in 2016


0 All Women Police Stations

Police Data

Data on police strength and administrative units has been taken from the Data on Police Organization as on 1.1.2019 published by the Bureau of Police Research and Development, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.  

List of tables

Rank-wise Sanctioned and Actual Strength of Police, Number of Police Units, Police-Population Ratio (Police personnel per lakh of population), Rank-wise Number and Percentage of Women in Police, Number of Police Stations and Districts headed by Women.  

a. Rank-wise sanctioned and actual strength of total police (armed + civil + district armed reserve)

No Rank Sanctioned Actual Vacancy
1 DGP/Spl DGP 0 0 0
2 Addl. DGP 0 0 0
3 IGP 0 0 0
4 DIG 0 0 0
5 AIGP/SSP/SP/Comn 1 1 0
6 Addl. SP/Dy. Comn 1 0 1
7 ASP/DySP 1 1 0
8 Inspector 3 3 0
9 Sub-Inspector 18 16 2
10 Assistant Sub-Inspector 8 7 1
11 Head Constable 87 71 16
12 Constable 207 201 6
13 Others 28 27 1
  Total 354 327 27

b.Total number of police units

Police Unit Total Number
Police Zones 0
Police Ranges 0
Police Districts 1
Police sub-Divisions 0
Police Circles 0
Police Stations 2
Police Outposts 19

c.Police-population ratio (Police personnel per lakh of population)

  Sanctioned Actual
Civil Police 76.79 70.93
Total Police 76.79 70.93

d.Rank-wise number and percentage of women in police

No Rank Total Police (Actual) Women Police (Actual) Women Police as % of total police
1 DGP/Spl DGP 0 0 0.00%
2 Addl. DGP 0 0 0.00%
3 IGP 0 0 0.00%
4 DIG 0 0 0.00%
5 AIGP/SSP/SP/Comn 1 0 0.00%
6 Addl. SP/Dy. Comn 0 0 0.00%
7 ASP/DySP 1 0 0.00%
8 Inspector 3 0 0.00%
9 Sub-Inspector 16 5 31.25%
10 Assistant Sub-Inspector 7 0 0.00%
11 Head Constable 71 8 11.27%
12 Constable 201 36 17.91%
13 Others 27 0 0.00%
  Total 327 49 14.98%

e.Total number of police stations and districts headed by women

Police Units Strength
Total Police Districts 1
Districts headed by women as on 31.07.2016 (specialized police stations) (RTI) 0
Total Police Stations  
Police Stations headed by Women as on 31.07.2016 (RTI) 0

All Women Police Stations

a. Total Number of All-Women Police Stations

There are no All-Women Police Stations.

b. Rank-wise sanctioned and actual strength of police personnel in each All-Women Police Station

Not applicable.

c. Mandate, functions and powers

Not applicable.

d. Evaluation of All-Women Police Stations

No information has been provided by the police department regarding the evaluation of All-Women Police Station.


a. Overall percentage of reservation for women in police and the ranks to which the sanctioned reservation applies

There is 33% horizontal reservation for women in direct recruitment in the non-gazetted posts of Constable to Sub-Inspector. Dadra & Nagar Haveli follows the advice laid down by the Ministry of Home Affairs, vide its Letter No. 14011/52/2013-UTP dated 26th March 2015 which lays down reservation of 33% for women horizontally and in each category in direct recruitment in the non-gazetted posts from Constable to Sub-Inspector in the police.

b. Policy for achieving the reservation percentage

The department has not provided copies of any notification laying down the reservation policy.  It also does not provide any information on any action plan drawn for achieving the sanctioned reservation.


a. Existence of separate cadre for men and women

There is no information regarding separate cadre for men and women in the answer to the RTI.

b. Induction of women in posts where direct recruitment takes place

There is induction of women in the ranks of Sub inspector and Constable.  The Ministry of Home Affairs Letter No. 14011/52/2013-UTP dated 26th March, 2015 is followed.  There is a 33% reservation for women in direct recruitment in non-gazetted posts Constable to Sub-Inspector in police.  Reservation is available for women against all such vacancies existing on the date of issue of this letter and vacancies arising thereafter.

c. Special outreach steps or programmes taken by the department to recruit women

No information is provided regarding outreach steps or programmes taken up by the police to recruit women.

Transfer and Posting

a. Special norms on postings and transfer exclusively for women in police at all ranks from Deputy Superintendent of Police to Constable

No special norms on postings or transfers exclusively for women are available nor are there any specific norms laid down for promotion of women personnel.

b. Special norms for promotion for women in police at all ranks from Deputy Superintendent of Police to Constable

On postings, Dadra and Nagar follows guidelines issued by the department of personnel and administrative reforms of Daman and Diu dated 26th June 1996 (Office Memorandum No. 2/16/92-GA/416). This policy lays down instructions for transfer of all government servants.  The policy contains a provision for married couples when both are in government service and provides for the transfer to be effected in the same station as far as possible.

Women & Child Helpdesk

a. Constitution of Women and Child Help Desks

Women Help Desks have been constituted in every police station as per Standing Order dated 30 May 2013 (no. DNI/Police/SP/WHD/2013/589).  It calls for setting up a woman help desk at every police station which shall function from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM on all days.  As per the Order, the help desks are required to be under charge of women personnel only.  The RTI reply, however, states these desks need not be staffed by women only.

b. Mandate, functions and powers of Women and Child Help Desks

The mandate and powers of the Women Help Desks as laid down in the Standing Order is as follows:  

The Women Help desk shall provide help to women seeking help without any fear or inhibitions in cases/complaints pertaining to:

  • Atrocities and harassment of women at home, work place or public area;
  • Harassment by husband or in-laws for dowry or any other reasons;
  • Eve-teasing, stalking or other obscene calls;
  • Sexual harassment or molestation attempts;
  • Seeking information on various issues relating to police work.

The Women Help Desks shall attempt to provide an institutional structure to women victims/complainants for help and support.  Their responsibilities include:

  • Listen to the complainant with patience and compassion
  • If required, provide her with facilities such as drinking water and use of toilet
  • Ensure details are kept confidential and facilitate to lodge the complaint or FIR
  • Help complainant access services such as health, counselling, legal aid, short stay home
  • Provide service without being judgmental and biased due to caste creed, current situation, family background or past history of client.
  • Uphold the dignity and respect of the client
  • Do not give any wrong hopes and information to the client.

c. Rank and gender-wise strength of Women and Child Help Desks

Women personnel at Constables, Held Constables and Sub-Inspector ranks have been designated to staff the Women and Child Help Desks.

Designated ranks at the “Special Juvenile Police Unit” is as follows:

  • 2 Police Sub inspectors, 1 Woman Head Constable, 1 Woman Constables at the Silvassa police Station
  • 1 Police Sub Inspector, 2 women police constable at the Khanvel Police Station
  • 1 Police Sub inspector at I/c Dadra & Pipariya Out post
  • 1 Police Sub inspector at I/c Naroli Out Post

Such officers at the rank of Sub-Inspectors will be called “Juvenile or Child Welfare Officers”.


a. Training Policy for different ranks

Police Training School is located at Sayli.  No further information provided.  

b. Joint or separate training for men and women

There is a common training program for both men and women.

c. Special facilities for women in training institutions

No information has been provided regarding any memorandum/ notification/ circular/ standing offer laying down the details of what separate facilities have to be provided to women personnel.  In response to the RTI Application, it is simply stated that separate changing rooms/ toilets/crèche/barracks in training school, Sayli, is provided.  There is no gender sensitization module.

d. Gender-wise break up of faculty at training institutions

Information not provided.

Maternity & Child Care Leave

The maternity leave and the child care leave is given as per the Central Civil Service Leave Rules, 1972 which specify the following:

a. Maternity Leave

Maternity Leave is for 180 days for up to 2 living children.

b. Child Care Leave

Child Care Leave (CLC) for 730 days is provided for up to 2 living children.  The conditions of the CLC under the Rules are as follows:

  • Requires prior sanction
  • Leave cannot be granted in more than 3 spells in a calendar year
  • Leave cannot be for less than 15 days

Budget for Women Police

a. Total State Police Budget from 2013-2016

No information received.

b. Allocation for women from the state police budget

There are no departmental notifications/circulars/standing orders/memorandums or any other documents laying down provision for special facilities including separate restrooms and toilets for women police in Police Stations.

c, Allocation for women under the Modernization of Police Force Scheme

There is no modernization budget specifically for women.

New Developments

No information available.