All J&K Home Guard Welfare Association (JKHGWA) today held a press conference in which President of the Association, Kamla Sharma appealed to the Governor of Jammu to appoint Home Guard employees to the post of SPO’s as per the notification dated on 20th October, 2018.
She reiterated that the Home Guard workers are also trained for the positions listed in the notifications for the various posts of SPO’s.
She further stated that the Home Guard employees work at odd hours and at forefront at every event during Amarnath Yatra, Independence Day, and Republic Day and even in flash floods. They perform their Yeomen service to the administration.
She also demanded implementation of Supreme Court order regarding bringing Home Guards at par with police department constables.