In a step towards inclusivity, the #BiharPolice has said that they would appoint a person from the #transgendercommunity for every 500 appointments.
The state home department on January 14, passed this resolution.
“As per proportional representation, Bihar Police can employ 51 members of the transgender community, as there are sanctioned strength of 1,30,243 police persons," the state of the home department said.
"It means 40 constables and 11 sub-inspectors can be appointed among the members of the transgender community,” added the home department resolution.
The members of the transgender community would not be given any relaxation in terms of physical and academic tests during the selection process.


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