Voluntary Retirement by CRPF Personnel
The details of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Personnel who took voluntary retirement during 2009-2010 are as under:-
Number of Personnel took voluntary retirement
Generally, the CAPF personnel have cited personal/domestic problems as reasons for seeking voluntary retirement.
Following steps have been taken by the Government to deal with the situation:-
i.Implementing a transparent leave policy;
ii. Regular interaction, both formal and informal, among commanders, officers and troops;
iii. Revamping of grievances redressal machinery;
iv. Provision of basic amenities/facilities for troops and their families;
v. Better medical facilities for troops and their families;
vi. Increased Risk, Hardship and other allowances;
vii. Provision of STD telephone facilities to the troops to facilitate being in touch with their family members and to reduce tension in the remote locations;
viii.Yoga Classes for better stress management;
ix. Recreational and sports facilities etc.;
x. Central Police Centeen facilities to the troops and their families ; etc.
This was stated by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Shri Jitendra Singh, in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.