Key Facts

9.31% women in Police

0.00% of personnel vacancy in all women police stations

0.00% 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 2 6 -4
2 Addl. DGP 10 21 -11
3 IGP 24 22 2
4 DIG 20 21 -1
5 AIGP/SSP/SP/Comn 169 125 44
6 Addl. SP/Dy. Comn 369 329 40
7 ASP/DySP 693 497 196
8 Inspector 1619 1204 415
9 Sub-Inspector 4675 2494 2181
10 Assistant Sub-Inspector 6319 3817 2502
11 Head Constable 20216 16674 3542
12 Constable 75779 71536 4243
13 Others 0 0 0
  Total 1,09,895 96,746 13,149

b.Total number of police units

Police Unit Total Number
Police Zones 11
Police Ranges 7
Police Districts 42
Police sub-Divisions 0
Police Circles 227
Police Stations 890
Police Outposts 1216

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

  Sanctioned Actual
Civil Police 122.01 107.35
Total Police 145.65 128.23

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 6 0 0.00%
2 Addl. DGP 21 1 4.76%
3 IGP 22 4 18.18%
4 DIG 21 1 4.76%
5 AIGP/SSP/SP/Comn 125 15 12.00%
6 Addl. SP/Dy. Comn 329 38 11.55%
7 ASP/DySP 497 28 5.63%
8 Inspector 1204 58 4.82%
9 Sub-Inspector 2494 234 9.38%
10 Assistant Sub-Inspector 3817 75 1.96%
11 Head Constable 16674 413 2.48%
12 Constable 71536 8142 11.38%
13 Others 0 0 0.00%
  Total 96,746 9,009 9.31%

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

The response received from the DGP office, Rajasthan Police, states that any information regarding this subheading has not been released from DGP office level, hence any information has not been maintained by the office, about how many police stations are headed by women or how many police districts are headed by women.

All Women Police Stations

a. Total Number of All-Women Police Stations

 There are 40 all women police stations in Rajasthan. The strength of women police in Rajasthan is as given here. As per the Rajasthan Police website, the First Woman Police Station was established in 1989 in Jaipur.  

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

Rank Actual
Police Inspector 40
Police sub-Inspector 44
Assistant sub-Inspector 85
Head Constable 122
Police Constable 876
Total  1167

c. Mandate, functions and powers

As per the RTI response there is no information provided to address this question.

d. Evaluation of All-Women Police Stations

As per the RTI response there is no information provided.


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

The DGP office, Rajasthan police stated in response to the RTI that 30% reservation has been provided for the women in all state services wide G.O. P.7(2) personnel (karmik vibhag)/ xx-2/96 dated on 31.05.2000.

Through letter no. F. 7(2) DOP /A-11/ 88 Part-I dated 24.01.2011, Governor of Rajasthan enacted Rajasthan _______ Services (Amendment) Act, 2011, which lays down the rules of recruitment under 30% reservation for women.  According to the act, there should be 30 % reservation for women against total vacancies applied horizontally in Rajasthan Police.  It further states that among that 30% direct recruitment as per rank, inclusive of 8% for widows and 2% for separated married women.  In cases of unfilled posts reserved for widows and separated married women candidates, the posts will be filled in by the women candidates applying. In case of unfilled vacancies reserved for women candidates, the posts will be carried forward and filled by men candidates applying.  These posts will not be forwarded to the next year.

b. Policy for achieving the reservation percentage

No information received.


a. Existence of separate cadre for men and women.

There is no separate cadre for women in the Rajasthan police force.

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

As per the Rajasthan _____ Services (Amendment) Act, 2011, 30% reservation for women is provided in the all the state departments including police department, for recruitment.

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

No information received.

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

As per the RTI response, there are no special norms for promotion, posting and transfer exclusively for women in any rank per se in Rajasthan Police.

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

As per the RTI response, there are no special norms for promotion, posting and transfer exclusively for women in any rank per se in Rajasthan Police.

Women & Child Helpdesk

a. Constitution of Women and Child Help Desks

The DGP office, Rajasthan Police has issued an order instructing police stations to establish a Women and Child Help desk.  It lays down the objective for the set-up of the help desk as well it mandates and powers and guidelines for its operations.  Hence, Women and Child Help Desks have been set up in all police stations of the state.

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

The letter issued from DGP office, Rajasthan Police, lays down the mandates and powers and operational guidelines for the women and child help desk. It states that any complaint regarding women and children must be heard in this cell.  Post listening to the complaint, if there is a need identified for investigation then the same should be forwarded to the station house officer and similarly if there is need for counselling and the case should be forwarded to the women counselling center or to an NGO.

Further it mentions, police personnel appointed at the women and child helpdesk must be held more accountable towards his/her work in the cell.  The police stations shall put up all the basic details like name, post and contact number of the various keypersons and advisors like Area Magistrate, Juvenile homes, Service providers, doctors, Gynecologists and women organizations.  The helpdesk is supposed to maintain all the records like name and address of the complainant, enquiry done by the desk and the relief provided by the police.  The records must be shown to the senior officers while they are on the inspection and valuable feedback and suggestions must be provided by the senior officers for increasing the effectiveness of the helpdesk.

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

The officers are appointed at the women and child help desks are done so as per availability.  Mostly women are appointed at this desk, with three women personnel appointed who shall not do any other work apart from doing duty at this desk.


a. Training Policy for different ranks

The DGP office, Rajasthan Police has provided a copy of training policy of the Rajasthan Police which lays down the objective of the training and as well as the vision, mission, need of a training policy followed by challenges posed at the capacity building efforts of the training institutes.  The policy is a comprehensive document with the objective of reinventing the training mechanism and to create a more professional and dedicated police force.

Further, it includes role and importance of the training in police force.  It also elaborately lays down the training strategy as well as the plan to enhance the training capacity of the Rajasthan Police.  Further, the policy discusses the training advisory board, ensuring quality of trainers, incentives for trainers; financial incentives.  Standardization of training materials for all training centers, with a training manual, an annual training calendar.  Although there is no separate policy discussing women, the policy under its training courses puts gender issues, human rights, and offences against women under the section of workshops and Seminars.  The policy proposes specialized centers for training.  The policy also includes a standing order from DGP office, which lays down the guidelines for posting, tenure and promotion for faculty at academies.

Rajasthan has 11 police training institutes; including 1 training center, 1 academy, and 9 training schools.

b. Joint or separate training for men and women

There is a common training module for both Men and Women in the Rajasthan police academies.  There is no mention of women specific policy in the Training Policy of Rajasthan Police.

c. Special facilities for women in training institutions

The response from DGP office, Rajasthan Police states that the same does not concern the training center, and does not provide an answer to address this question.  The detailed training policy has been received through the RTI response, however there is no mention for women in training policy details.

Gender sensitization course

The Rajasthan Police Academy organizes training sessions and workshops from time to time on the topic of gender sensitization.  As per the modules of workshops and sessions received through the RTI, the topics covered in them are:

Gender sensitization, budgeting and planning, understanding patriarchy, masculinity and police violence against women: Vishakha guidelines to prevent sexual harassment at workplace, feminism and women’s movement, female feoticide: PCPNDT Act Dowry death:  A major crime against women, gender budgeting and state intervention Concept building and difference between sex and gender with specific reference to gender roles and power equations.  Human trafficking with special reference to women, counselling and rehabilitation of women, victim protection of women from domestic violence and role of police and other stakeholders.

d. Gender-wise breakup of faculty at training institutions

    Present faculty training
S. no. Training institution name Indoor training Outdoor Training
    Male Female Male Female
1.         PTS Jhalavad 3 2 2500.00% -
2.         PTS  Bikaner 14 2 6100.00% -
3.         PTS Kishangadh 35 1 4800.00% -
4.         RPTC Jodhpur 7 2 13500.00% -
5.         PCTS Jodhpur - - 700.00% -
6.         PTS Alwar 2 1 2000.00% -
7.         PTS jodhpur 13 4 7600.00% 5
8.         PMDS Bikaner 19 - 18 -
9.         RPA Jaipur 52 28 141 6
10.     PTS Bharatpur 23 1 40 -
11.     PTS Kherwada 25 - 42 -

Maternity & Child Care Leave

a. Maternity Leave

As per the letter no. 1(43) FD/ (GR.2)/83 dated 11.10.2008, the women in Rajasthan Police are entitled for a leave period of 180 days substituted from 135 days prior  to the above mentioned date, for Maternity leave.

b. Child Care Leave

Indian Police Service officers have the provision for child care leave.  However, there is no provision of child care leave for State cadre officers in Rajasthan.

Budget for Women Police

Special facilities to Women

The DGP office, Rajasthan police issued an order no. 1620-1710 dated 04.08.2015, w.r.t. the guidelines passed by Rajasthan State Human Rights Commission.  The order states that toilets for women shall be constructed in every district/unit on a temporary basis at all the Police offices/ police stations/ police beats which lacks these facilities.  Further, it states that a committee should be constituted to do an audit of police stations and prepare the estimate cost for constructing these facilities where it lacks.

a. Total State Police Budget from 2013-2016

Financial Year Amount (in Rs.) %increase from previous year
2013-2014 3,16,67,914  
2014-2015 3,98,37,295 25.8
2015-2016 4,04,54,579 1.55

b. Allocation for women from the state police budget

No information available.

c. Allocation 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.

There is no information regarding the allocation of budget for women in the Police budget.  Nevertheless, for addressing the demand of various districts and units for women toilets, proposal for a grant of Rs.5049 lakhs has been sent to the state government through letter no. 1130 dated 13.05.2016 for approval.

New Developments

No information available.