Over 3000 ex-servicemen in the 21 districts of Haryana will be recruited by the state government on contractual basis for a period of one year. The official release from the state government stated, “Ex-servicemen of Indian Army, between the age of 25 and 50 years, who have not been removed from service due to indiscipline, misconduct or medical illness, would be eligible.”
The candidates selected as Special Police Officers in the various districts of the state will be provided a monthly salary of Rs. 14000/-, which will get credited directly to their bank accounts. The eligible volunteer ex-servicemen need to apply for the posts through the official website of the Haryana state government. The selected candidates will be posted at the nearest police station from their residence. The interested candidates to move away from their residential area could also get posted to different districts.
They will be able to enjoy casual leave as applicable for the Constables of the Haryana Police and will be eligible for an ex-gratia amount of Rs. 10 lakh as well, in case of death while performing their duty as Special Police officer. In case of permanent disability they will be provided a sum of one to three lakh rupees and one lakh in case of severe injury.
The recruitment will be made directly and there will be no written test or physical test conducted for the volunteers. The Haryana government will select candidates who have zeal for working for the government in the contractual period and provide their services.