Madhya Pradesh Police Regulations



Section I Promotions.

Regulations 65 to 67 - Omit. 

68. Increments - Inspectors and Subedars.- Increments in the time -scale will be granted to Inspectors and Sidebars by the Deputy Inspector -General concerned. 

69:-S.I - Increments of .-Increments in the time -scale of pay of Sub - Inspectors are granted by the Superintendent of Police. Superintendents are empowered to withhold an increment that has fallen due or to defer a future increment. 

70.-S.I. - Promotion of.- The system of promotions in the subordinate executive ranks will be as did down in the supplement to the Madhya Pradesh Police Gazette dated 05-10-1960 As given in appendix 'A' .

"{"70.A     Notwithstanding anything contained in Regulation 70 , a Constable may be promoted to the rank of Head Constable by the Superintendent of Police with the prior approval of the Directors General of Police and a Head Constable to the rank of Assistant Sub -Inspector by the Deputy Inspector General of Police with the prior approval of the Director General of Police if he has distinguished himself in  anti dacoit operations. Law and order situations of shooting competitions or in some other field of duty or who has been awarded the President's Police Medal for Gallantry or for meritorious/distinguished services, if he considers him suitable for promotion. Similarly the Inspector General of Police may promote an Assistant Sub -Inspector to the rank of Sub -Inspector and a Sub -Inspector to the rank of an Inspector on similar grounds if found suitable for promotion and subject to the prior approval of the Director General of Police. The number of Officers promoted under this Regulation shall not exceed 10 per cent."]

71. S.I. - Transfer of. _The Inspector General, within the whole State and Deputy Inspector General, within their respective ranges. May direct that the transfer of a Sub -Inspector from another district shall fill an existing or future vacancy among the Sub -Inspector of any district. 

72:-Officiating Sub -Inspectors. - In case where it is necessary to fill up permanent or provisional vacancies immediately, Assistant Sub -Inspector are available, the Deputy Inspector General may appoint an Assistant Sub -Inspector to officiate as Sub - Inspector.

Regulation 73 -Omitted  

74: - If there is no constable in the district fit for promotion, the Superintendent should apply to the Deputy Inspector General to transfer an officer on promotion from another district.

Regulation 75-Omitted.

 76: -Constables - Increment of. -   Superintendents are empowered to withhold an increment, which has fallen due, or to defer a future increment, up to a maximum period of one year at a time.

 Approved Service. - (1) " Approved Service " for the purpose of increments, is the total length of satisfactory service less the periods specified below: -

(a) Service in another department of Government.

(b) Such service in the police department as does not count for pension.

Exceptions to (a) and (b)

(i) Ex- soldiers who enlist on retirement from military service are entitled to count their military service towards increments.  

(ii) Service under 18 years of age will count for increment, provided that it is service on full pay and not service as boy-orderly on half pay. Periods for which pay has been forfeited will not count for increments.

(iv) All periods of leave with allowances will count for increments under rule 26(b) or the Fundamental Rules, without the limitations prescribed by Article 408 of the Civil Service Regulations.

(2) if a constable, who is disembroiled and appointed for the  time to the ministerial staff of the office establishment, is again re-enrolled as constable, his ministerial service counts for increments as if his whole service was that of a constable .

(3) If a head constable is reduced to the rank of constable, his pay, as constable will be fixed as if his whole service has been approved constable's service.

(4) A constable who has retired on an invalid or on a compensatory pension and is subsequently re- enlisted, will if his previous service counts for pension under Articles 514 and 519, Civil Service Regulations, also count such service for future increments.

(5) The period of service for each increment is to be calculated from the date of enlistment. If any increment is withheld for any specific- period, the period , of deferment should not be carried forward to the subsequent increment

Section II. - Rewards.

77. Rewards kinds of. - Rewards are of four kinds-

(a) Rewards proclaimed by Government for information and action leading to the Surrender, arrest and conviction of criminals.

(b) Rewards for definite acts of good conduct or bravery on the part of     police officers or private persons.

(c) Rewards for the apprehension of deserters.

(d) Rewards paid to the police department by other departments, or by   courts or private persons.Rewards may take the form either of cash, commendation certificates or articles of Value.

78 Rewards -power to sanction.- Rewards of class (a) may be sanctioned by the Assistant Inspector General of Police, the Superintendent of Police up to a maximum of Rs 50; by the same officers with the approval of the Range Deputy Inspector General, up to Rs 250; and by the Inspector General of Police, up to Rs 500.The offer of any larger sum requires the sanction of the State Government.

79.  Rewards for surrender, arrest and conviction. - And not for arrest alone; but the officer who is empowered to make the offer may determine the wording of the proclamation. He may also order the whole or part of the reward to be paid in a case in which the proclamation was for arrest and conviction, but conviction has not followed arrest. A reward must not be offered for the capture of a criminal "dead or alive; Rewards for surrender should be paid after the competent authority is satisfied on the part played by the claimant in bringing out surrender.

80. Rewards payment of, - Rewards of Class (b) will be payable as follows:-- Rewards of Class (b) (I) will be as follows:

Nature of Reward

Sanctioning officer

Money limits Rs.

1{(i) For the apprehension of a criminal or information leading to the detection of an offence without previous proclamation. 

(1) Director General of Police.

(2) Addl. I G of Police (A/D operations).

(3) D I G of Police.

(4) SP





(ii) For good service or definite acts of good conduct, bravery or intelligence.

Inspector - General of Police.

 The Assistant Inspector General of Police Madhya Pradesh and Superintendent subject to the approval of the Deputy Inspector General.

The Assistant Inspector General of Police Madhya Pradesh and Superintendent of Police.





81. Rewards for capturing deserters- Rewards of class (c) are payable by the Officer Commanding of Regiment or Unit of the Indian Army concerned. They are Rs. 5 for a combatant (including a reservist), enrolled personnel of the I.A.S.C. and men of the Indian Hospital Corps.

Note. - The granting of rewards for the apprehension of European deserters of the British Army cancelled in March 1932.

82. Rewards from other department. - Rewards of class (d), if due from another department, will be drawn by that department from the treasury and forwarded to the Superintendent, who is responsible for their disbursement to the persons for whom they are intended. If a reward is ordered to be paid by a court from any fine or confiscation will be credited to the Judicial Department, and the reward will be charged against the department (i.e., Revenue, Excise, Forest or Police) on whose prosecution the fine is imposed (vide page 10,clause 41 of Appendix 7 to the Audit Code).

83.  Rewards from private persons.- Rewards given by private persons or corporation must be made over  to the Superintendent and police officers are strictly forbidden to receive any rewards otherwise than through their own Superintendent. If a private persons wishes in offer a reward. There is no reason to prevent him from doing so. The offer of a reward must be quite voluntary and must be reduced to writing and signed by the donor. It is the business of the Superintendent to see that no pressure is put upon the complaint or other persons to offer rewards, and that the rewards is not in excess of what may be justified by the merits of the case. Its distribution will be left to the discretion of the Superintendent in the absence of any specific conditions or wishes expressed by the donor at the time of offering the reward.

84. All rewards must be paid promptly. Whenever possible, they should be paid by the Superintendent or his Assistant in person, provided that this does not involve unnecessary delay.

85.  Rewards to C.I, S.I and Subedars. - The grant of rewards to police officers should be regulated as far as possible by the following considerations: -

(a) Inspectors, Sub- Inspectors, Subedar and Assistant Sub- Inspectors should ordinarily be rewarded by the grant of commendation certificates and entries in their Service Rolls. Investigating officers often have to incur expenditure from their own pockets in obtaining information and such expenditure can be suitably recouped by the grant of a money reward. Petty amounts derogatory to the dignity of these officers should not be granted. A money reward should not be less than Rs 40 in the case of an Inspector and Rs 20 in the case of a Subedar or Sub- Inspector and Rs 15 in the case of an Assistant Sub- Inspector.

(b) Rewards to H.  Cs. and Constable. - Head constables and constables should be granted money reward or commended in their Service Rolls.

(c) Under Rule 48 of the Fundamental Rules all police officers are eligible to receive the whole of any reward offered for the arrest of criminals, for information, or for special services in connection with the administration of justice, or any portion of them to which the Superintendent may consider them entitled; also any reward payable in accordance with the provisions of any act or rule framed under such Act.