TN cops to get weekly off, leave on birthday & wedding day

Chennai: Director-General of Police (DGP) C Sylendra Babu has issued a circular ordering that that police personnel must be given a day off every week compulsorily in order to maintain their health and enable them to spend time with their family.

He also said the personnel shall be entitled to take leave on their birthday and wedding anniversary.

The compulsory weekly off, which has come into force with immediate effec, will help the personnel maintain their health. They could spend the whole day with their family, it said.

“Overtime duty allowance should be paid to those personnel who are on duty on the rest day, skipping their weekly off,” it added.

Balasubramani Muniyandi