CHAPTER - 9 (MANUAL – VIII)
3. PROCEDURE FOLLOWED IN THE DECISION MAKING PROCESS,
INCLUDING CHANNEL OF SUPERVISION AND ACCOUNTABILITY.
Supervision is as per the organization chart enclosed
DIRECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE
DEPUTY INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE
LOCAL POLICE IRBN
SSP (L&O) SSP (C&I) SSP (KARAIKAL) COMMANDANT
/ CI’s / SHO’s / I/c I/c UNITS of
OP’s of (HQ / SB / CID SP / CI’s / SHO’s /
(North / South / Rural / PAP / PTS / I/c OP’s of
/ Traffic / Mahe / HG / Welfare / Karaikal Region
Yanam Sub-Divisions Establishment /
) Wireless / MT /
Director General of Police
SSP(L&O) SSP(C&I) SSP(KKL) SSP(PAP) CMDT(IRBn)
SP North SP HQ SP(KKL) SP(PAP) DY.CMDT.
SP South SP SB In-charge Inspectors Asst. CMDT
SP Rural SP CID Units
SP Traffic SP SIGMA(Sec)
SP Mahe SP PTS /
CI Yanam Welfare SP MT
CIs / SHOs / Inspectors / SI s CIs / SHOs / SI s ASIs / Inspectors /
ASIs / HCs / / ASIs / HCs / ASIs / HCs / HCs / PCs SI s / ASIs /
PCs / Followers PCs / Followers PCs/ Followers / HCs / PCs /
The chain of command is as per above organization chart. The above channel
of supervision and accountability is followed strictly. DGP reports to the Chief
Secretary to Govt. who is the Ex-Officio Home Secretary.
The Station House Officer who not below the rank of Head Constable is
empowered to register the cases on the complaint, under section 154 Cr.P.C. The
petitioners are being enquired by the SHOs / CIs. According to the gravity of the
allegations / charges leveled, certain petitions are being enquired by the senior
officers. To make a record on receipt and dispatch of petitions, a petition register is
In recruitment process:
• No person shall be appointed as a Member of the Home Guards unless he or she
has completed the age of 18 years and has not completed the age of 50 years or
has completed the age of 18 years and has not completed the age of 40 years
respectively (Men / Women) or time to time specified in this regard.
• Is of good character and is physically fit. Is a resident of the UT of Puducherry.
• Is in the opinion of the Commandants of the respective regions suitable for
appointment as a member of the Home Guards.
• Provided that the age limit and educational qualification specified above may for
reasons to be recorded in writing, be relaxed in individual cases, by the
Commandant General, to facilitate recruitment of candidates who are otherwise
qualified. Must have passes S.S.L.C or equivalent examination. Must not be a
Government employee or an earning member of any Institution”.
• Similarly for all ranks in Police Department recruitment is carried out by a board
as per Govt. Orders and Statutory Orders.