4.94% women in Police
265.00% of personnel vacancy in all women police stations
0.00% of reservation for women introduced in 2016
2 All Women Police Stations
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)
|6||Addl. SP/Dy. Comn||157||157||0|
b. Total number of police units
|Police Unit||Total Number|
c. Police-population ratio (Police personnel per lakh of population)
d. Rank-wise number and percentage of women in police
|No||Rank||Total Police (Actual)||Women Police (Actual)||Women Police as % of total police|
|6||Addl. SP/Dy. Comn||157||9||5.73%|
e. Total number of police stations and districts headed by women
|Total Police Districts||11|
|Districts headed by women as on 31.07.2016 (RTI)||0|
|Total Police Stations||74|
|Police Stations headed by Women as on 31.07.2016 (RTI)||0|
All Women Police Stations
a. Total Number of All-Women Police Station
There are 2 All Women Police stations in Nagaland. The Home Department issued a notification declaring the existing women cell at Kohima and Dimapur as full-fledged All Women Police Station dated 30th August 2016.
b. Rank-wise sanctioned and actual strength of personnel in each All-Women Police Station
c. Mandate, functions and powers
The mandate as per the notification of these All-Women Police Stations is for registration of criminal cases and investigating criminal cases. The Women Police Station at Dimapur and Kohima are to cover the whole of Kohima and Dimapur districts respectively.
d. Evaluation of All-Women Police Stations
No attempts towards evaluation of the All-Women Police Stations have been made so far.
a. Overall percentage of reservation for women in police and the ranks to which the sanctioned reservation applies
There is no reservation for women in Nagaland police. But the state has created certain sanctioned posts for women in the civil police and Armed Mahila Battalion Nagaland. The Home Department issued a letter No. POL-1/ESTT/507/99 dated 2nd November 2007 for creation of 99 posts of Women Police against Police Stations on the sanction to create 99 posts of women Police against Police Station in each districts as follows:
The plan as per Annexure to the letter No. POL-1/ESTT/507/99 is as follows:
|Sl. No||Name of Posts||Category of Posts||No. of Posts||Pay scale|
|1||SI||Class-III||1 (One)||Rs. 4500-125-7000/- PM|
|2||ASI||Class-III||1 (One)||Rs. 4000-100-6000/- PM|
|3||THC||Class-III||1 (One)||Rs. 3200-85-4900 PM|
|4||UBC||Class-IV||6 (Six)||Rs. 2750-70-3800-75-4400/- PM|
c. Policy for achieving the reservation percentage
As there is no laid down reservation policy, they do not have specific steps for recruitment of women except for the above mentioned.
a. Existence of separate cadre for men and women.
There is no separate cadre for Women Police. However, separate sanctioned post for women police in the ranks of SI and below exists in which only women police. The separate sanctioned posts rank-wise are as follows:- (i) Sub-Inspector (ii) Asst. Sub-Inspector (iii) Head Constable (iv) Constable.
c. Induction of women in posts where direct recruitment takes place.
Direct recruitments take place for all ranks between DySP and Constable and women are inducted in all of them.
Additionally, Nagaland Armed Police set up a Mahila Battalion (15nth NAP IR). See notification No. POL/ESTT./49/2003 dated 22nd December 2008
d. Special outreach steps or programmes taken by the department to recruit women
No measures mentioned, except that there are separate sanctioned posts for recruitment of women police.
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
There are no special norms for posting and transfer of women police in Nagaland Police.
b. Special norms for promotion exclusively for women in police at all ranks from Deputy Superintendent of Police to Constable
There are no special norms for promotion of women police in Nagaland Police.
Women & Child Helpdesk
a. Constitution of Women and Child Help Desks
No Women and Child Help Desks have been set up in Nagaland.
However, they have set up a Women Cell in the East police station Dimapur. On 10 April 2012, the Home Department issued a letter (NO.POL1/ESTT/507/99) approving the setting up of Women Cell at Dimapur East Police Station. The cell is to have one Inspector, two Sub-Inspectors, two Assistant Sub-Inspectors, two Head Constables and eight constables drawn from existing sanctioned staff of the Police Department including the Women Police Personnel of the establishment of IGP (Int) who were to be selected by the DGP as per their suitability.
b. Mandate, functions and Powers of Women and Child Help Desks
c. Rank and gender-wise strength of Women and Child Help Desks
a. Training Policy for different ranks
Nagaland does not have a training policy laid down for different ranks of Police personnel.
b. Joint or separate training for men and women
The Training for both men and women is same at basic level police training.
c. Special facilities for women in training institutions
Separate barricaded barracks along with separate toilets have been provided for female trainees.
d. Gender-wise breakup of faculty at training institutions
Details of subjects allotted to indoor instructors can be accessed here: RTI reply No/. PHQ (CON-II) 185/2015-16/359 dated 29th September 2016 on Training.
Gender Sensitization: Gender sensitization training is imparted to ASI and Constables during their training. Unlike other states, Nagaland has not provided us with a copy of their syllabus.
Maternity & Child Care Leave
a. Maternity Leave
Nagaland provides 90 days of maternity leave to all personnel of state cadre from the rank of deputy superintendent of police to constable. During such period, she shall be paid leave salary equal to the pay drawn immediately before proceeding on leave as per RTI reply No. PHQ (CON-II) 185/RTI/2015-16/360 dated 29th September 2016.
b. Child Care Leave
Nagaland does not provide child care leave for women police in Nagaland.
Budget for Women Police
a. Total Police Budget
|Financial Year||Amount (in lakhs Rs)||%increase from previous year|
b. Allocation for women from the state police budget
c. Allocation for women under the Modernization of Police Force Scheme
This section provides information specifically on allocation for women police personnel under the Modernization of Police Force Scheme, a central scheme administered by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, and aimed at assisting states in strengthening police infrastructure. Under MPF, allocations are made under Non-Plan head, which covers mobility, weapons, equipment, training equipment, and forensic equipment, and under Plan head, which covers construction of police stations/outposts/lines, police housing, forensic science laboratories and training infrastructure. To receive funds under the scheme, states have to submit a State Action Plan including proposals under Non-Plan and Plan heads, and a Supplementary Action Plan constituting 20% of both Non-Plan and Plan heads of the main plan. The supplementary plans are to be operationalized for additional fund allocation at the Revised Estimate (RE) stage and are subject to furnishing of utilization certificates and availability of funds.
Under the Scheme, the States are grouped into two categories, namely Category ‘A’ and Category ‘B’ for the purpose of funding both under ‘Non-Plan’ and Plan. Category ‘A’ States, namely, J&K and 8 North Eastern States including Sikkim will be eligible to receive financial assistance on 90:10 Centre: State sharing basis. The remaining States will be in Category ‘B’ and will be eligible for financial assistance on 60:40 Centre: State sharing basis.
In 2014, the MHA issued an advisory requesting the states to include proposals specifically on improving facilities for women police while submitting their annual state action plan under the MPF scheme. The proposals were to prioritize amenities such as separate toilet facilities, rest rooms, and lockable shelf storage in all new police stations, outposts and barracks proposed under the MPF scheme.
The following table provides details of Nagaland’s Annual Action Plan for the past three financial years:
|Financial Year||Plan||(Rs. in lakhs)||Total||Allocation for Women Police||Allocation in %|
|2014-2015||State Action Plan||181900.00%||1101.65||2920.65||-||-|
|2015-2016||State Action Plan||-||1107||1107||-||-|
|2016-2017||State Action Plan||-||1107||1107||-||-|
d. State Action Plans – Nagaland (2014-2015, 2015-2016 and 2016-2017)
In the past three years Nagaland did not have any specific allocation for women police.
No information available.