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Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah releases Bureau of Police Research and Development publication “Data on Police Organizations as on 1.1.2019”

Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah today released the “Data on Police Organizations as on 1.1.2019” in India, in the presence of Shri V S K Kaumudi, DG, BPR&D, and other senior officers of the BPR&D.

The BPR&D has been publishing the “Data on Police Organizations” annually since 1986.  Data on Police Organizations as on 01/01/2018” was released by Shri G. Kishan Reddy, MoS (Home) on the 24th of October, 2018. Simultaneously, the process for obtaining the data and preparation of “DoPO as on 01.01.2019” started and was completed by December, 2019.

3The salient features of the “DoPO as on 1.01.2019” are as under :-

1. Total Sanctioned  Police Force (Civil +  DAR+ Spl. Armed) 25,95,435


2 Total Actual Police Force (Civil +  DAR+ Spl. Armed) 20,67,270


3 Vacancy 5,28,165


4 Strength of Women Police Force (Civil +  DAR+Spl. Armed)/ Percentage 1,85,696/



5 Percentage increase of Women Police over previous year 9.52%


6 Total Sanctioned  Strength of CAPFs 10,98,779


7 Total Actual  Strength of CAPFs 9,99,918


8 Strength of Women Police  in CAPFs/ Percentage 29,532/ 2.95%
9 Population Per Police person (PPP)              – Sanctioned

– Actual



10 Police Population Ratio  (Per Lakh) (PPR)  – Sanctioned

– Actual




11 Police Area Ratio (Per 100 Sq Km.)(PAR)  – Sanctioned

– Actual



12 Police Vehicles available with States/UTs Police 2,04,807


13 Number of Police Districts 777


14 Number of Sanctioned Police Stations 16,671


15 Number of  Actual Police Stations 16,587


16 Number of State Armed Police Battalions 417


17 Number of Police Commissionerates 63


18 Expenditure on Police Training : Financial Year 2018-19

(Rs. in crores)



19 Percentage increase on Police Training over previous year (2017-18) 14.53%


20 CCTV cameras available with States/UTs Police 4,27,529


21 Number of Police Personnel recruited in 2018 1,50,690


22 Family Qtrs constructed during 2018 1,41,493



The following important books/journals have also been published by the BPR&D, since October, 2019:-

(i)      Police Drill Manual (Hindi Edition)

(ii)     DIPTI (Directory of Indian Police Training Institutions)

(iii)    Address of Shri Amit Shah during Valedictory Session of 47th All Indian Police Science Congress (AIPSC) on 29th November, 2020 at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

(iv)    Profile Book of BPR&D

(v)    News Bulletin –     1st Edition   –   July-September, 2019

2nd Edition – October-December, 2019

(vi)   Indian Police Journal – Special issue on “Occupational Stress and Mental Health issues among Uniformed Personnel in India” (July-September, 2019).

(vii)   Indian Police Journal- (October-December, 2019)

The Minister reviewed the above publications and expressed his happiness over the good work being done by the BPR&D, especially about the “Drill Manual in Hindi”.

Prior to the release of “DoPO as on 01.01.2019”, DG, BPR&D presented a lapel pin, especially designed for the Golden Jubilee Year of the BPR&D, to Shri Shah, as a token of gratitude for his support and guidance to the Bureau.

An insignia has also been approved by the MHA for the staff of the BPR&D for the 50th year of its formation.

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