The Hyderabad City Police conducted the International Women’s Day-2023 celebrations in their auditorium in ICCC Building Banjara Hills.
Hyderabad’March 9 (PMI): On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Hyderabad Police Commissioner, CV Anand IPS felicitated 117 women employees of various ranks working in the city police.
After felicitating 117 women employees from the ranks of Women Homeguards (WHGS) to Women Inspectors(WINSPR) covering all Law&Order Zones, Traffic, Ministerial Staff, CCS, SB etc. The CP Hyderabad exhorted them to take up more field roles in Law&Order and Traffic and not shy away from hard duties by preferring postings in CCS, SB, CID, Intelligence etc. Quoting Milinda Gates who said “The thing women have yet to learn is, nobody gives you power, you just take it”, the CP said that after posting Ms.Madhulatha as the first women SHO ever in 174 year old history of Hyderabad City Police, last year March 8th International Women’s Day very few women officers have come forward to take up the role of SHO, there are only two women SHOs in Traffic Ms.Dhanalaxmi and Ms.Jyotsna. He pointed out that fresh women SIs of 2020 batch are queuing up in his office requesting for deputations to lighter wings from Law&Order and Traffic.
He said that 11.5% of 18432 personnel working in Hyderabad City Police are Women and it is important that despite all the difficulties and multi roles which a women has to perform in society as a mother, wife and an officer, they should come forward bravely and break these barriers of gender inequality and discrimination and change traditional mindsets. The CP said that International Women’s Day is an occasion to recognise the role of women specifically and discuss about them. He appealed to all the male officers to give space to their women colleagues and change their mindset.
Jt.CP Administration Smt.Parimala Hana Nutan, DCP ICCC Smt.D.Sunita Reddy,
Addl.CP Law&Order Sri.Vikram Singh Mann, Jt.CP SB P. Vishwa Prasad and Jt.CP Sri.Gajarao Bhupal have also participated the programme(Press media of india)