Key Facts

11.49% 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 1 1 0
5 AIGP/SSP/SP/Comn 2 3 -1
6 Addl. SP/Dy. Comn 0 0 0
7 ASP/DySP 2 2 0
8 Inspector 8 3 5
9 Sub-Inspector 29 24 5
10 Assistant Sub-Inspector 29 13 16
11 Head Constable 110 94 16
12 Constable 319 223 96
13 Others 53 20 33
  Total 553 383 170

b.Total number of police units

Police Unit Total Number
Police Zones 0
Police Ranges 0
Police Districts 2
Police sub-Divisions 2
Police Circles 0
Police Stations 5
Police Outposts 10

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

  Sanctioned Actual
Civil Police 150.27 104.08
Total Police 150.27 104.08

d.Rank-wise sanctioned and actual strength of women police and percentage to total 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 1 0 0.00%
5 AIGP/SSP/SP/Comn 3 0 0.00%
6 Addl. SP/Dy. Comn 0 0 0.00%
7 ASP/DySP 2 0 0.00%
8 Inspector 3 0 0.00%
9 Sub-Inspector 24 4 16.67%
10 Assistant Sub-Inspector 13 3 23.08%
11 Head Constable 94 4 4.26%
12 Constable 223 33 14.80%
13 Others 20 0 0.00%
  Total 383 44 11.49%

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 is no All-Women Police Station in Daman and Diu.

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

Not applicable


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

Daman & Diu has 33% reservation for women in the post of Police Sub-Inspector and Police Inspector.

b. Policy for achieving the reservation percentage

The Ministry of Home Affairs, vide its Letter No. 14011/52/2013-UTP dated 26th March, 2013 has approved reservation of 33% for women horizontally and in each category in direct recruitment in Non-Gazetted posts from Constable to Sub-Inspector in the Police.

Daman & Diu, however, follows the advice as laid down in the Advisory issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs dated 22nd April, 2013.  The advisory recommends that there should be at least 4 women personnel per police station and that there should be at least 3 women sub-inspectors and 10 women police constables, so as to ensure that the women help desk is staffed at all points of time.  It also recommends that additional posts of women constable could be created by converting the vacant posts of male constables into the post of women constables.

The advisory sets an objective of reaching a 30% women composition in the civil police.


a. Existence of separate cadre for men and women

No information regarding a separate cadre for men and women.

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

The response to the RTI application doesn’t address the question directly and refers to the MHA advisory that talks about in the Reservation section.

Special outreach steps or programs taken by the department to recruit women

The response to the RTI application doesn’t address the question giving no information regarding this question.

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 was available nor are there are any specific norms laid down for the promotion of women personnel in the Recruitment Rules. Answered by Daman.

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

The Office Memorandum No. 2/16/92-GA/416 from administration of Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli, department of personnel and administrative reforms, secretariat, Daman dated 26th June, 1996 provides the transfer policy guidelines

Women & Child Helpdesk

a. Constitution of Women and Child Help Desks

There is a Women and Child Help desk that set up in Daman & Diu, however no information has been provided regarding the number of the same. Women personnel of the rank Constables and Head Constables have been designated to staff the Women and Child Help Desks.  All Women and Child Help Desks are required to be staffed only by the women.

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

The department provides no information on any order or notification on Women and Child Help Desks.  The RTI reply only mentions that the help desks are set up to “to address women complaints,” does not give any further details regarding mandate and powers.

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

No information received.


a. Training Policy for Different Ranks

A common Police training school with Dadra and Nagar Haveli, at Silvassa.

b. Joint or separate training for men and women

There is only 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 are provided.

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

In response to the RTI Application regarding gender sensitization in the training policy, no particular details of this module have been provided.  It is simply stated that a gender sensitization module exists.

Maternity & Child Care Leave

a. Maternity Leaves

180 days of maternity leave is available for women police officers from Deputy Superintendent to Police Constable.

b. Child Care Leave

730 days of child care leave is available for women police officers from Deputy Superintendent to Police Constable.

Budget for Women Police

a. Total State Police Budget from 2013-2016

The year wise State Police Budget for the years 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 is as follows:

Financial Year Amount (in lakhs Rs) %increase from previous year
2013-2014 1086.21  
2014-2015 1565.5 44
2015-2016 1632.91 4.3

b. Allocation for women from the state police budget

There is no exclusive allocation for women police and building facilities for them.  No information is provided regarding building infrastructure and providing specific facilities to women such a separate toilets and restrooms.

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

No information received.

New Developments

No information available.