Madhya Pradesh Police Regulations



Section I:  - Transfers. 

197. Transfers powers of D.I.G. and S.P.- the following powers of transfers are exercised by police officers: -

(a) Superintendents - Power to transfer any officer of or below the rank of 1[Inspector] within the district.                           (b) Deputy Inspectors – General-

(i) Power to transfer Sub-Inspectors and Assistant Sub-Inspector.

(ii) 2[Power to transfer Inspector within his jurisdiction]

198. - Transfer of Gazetted and Non Gazetted Officers – All other transfers of non Gazetted officers required the sanction of the Inspector – General Transfers of Gazetted officers are made by the State Government, on the recommendation of the Inspector –General. 

199. - The advantages of local knowledge are admittedly very grant and frequent transfers are to be avoided. 

200. - Transfer of H. Cs and Cs certificate to be given. - No non-gazetted police officer may leave the district. Whether on leave, duty or transfer without being provided with a duty certificate signed by the superintendent his Assistant. Inspector, or Station officer. Every police officer that is transferred must be provided with a last pay certificate [Note (7) under Rule 220of the M.P.Treasury Code, Vol, I].

 1.      For words Sub- Inspector the word Inspector substituted by Notification No 2(a)-413-83-B (4)II [dated 12-9-1984: Gazette, Part IV (Ga) dated 15-3-1985 p. 127.

2.      Substituted by ibid.

201. – Transfer – inspection of kits on – When a head constable or constable is transferred from one district to another he will ordinarily take his uniform with him, but not his accoutrements. The Reserve Inspector will inspect the kit of the officer transferred, will see that it contains the right issues of clothing and will note on the back of the city certificate the number and edition of articles in the kit and the date up to which the officer has been paid. The Reserve inspector of the district to which the officer is transferred will inspect the kit on arrival and report the result to the Superintendent.

202. --Transfer –routes for journeys on – subordinate officers under orders of transfer will be required to start within seven days of receipt of orders. They will go by the shortest route and will travel (if journeying by road) not less than 15 miles in 24 hours.

Section II Traveling allowance. 

203. For the purposes of traveling allowance, police officers are divided into four grades as follows: -

(a) Grade I – All officers in receipt of pay of Rs 800/ - and more per month

(b) Grade II – All officers in receipt of pay of Rs 200/- and above per month

(c) Grade III – All Superior employees drawing less than Rs 200/ - P.M. except constables.

(d) Grade IV – Constables.

Note:-  Member of the IPS and also the state Service officers officiating in posts crone in the cadre of the IPS (Senior Scale3) drawing pay not exceeding Rs 800/- P.M. are entitled to accommodation in the first class although they are not first grade Government servants (S.R.20, Appendix V)

204. T.A. – Gazetted officers – (i) all police officers except Head Constable and constables draw travelling allowance according to the Travelling Allowance Rules.  Note-- An officer who is supplied with means of conveys without charge for touring and returns to his headquarter on the same day, will be entitled to daily allowance as shows below: - 

 (i) If the absence from HQ does not exceed 3 hours                           No D.A.

 (ii) If the absence from HQ exceed 3 house but does not exceed 8 hours      Half D.A.

 (iii) If the absence from HQ exceeds 8 hours                                 ……           Full D.A

(2) Non – Gazetted police officers of the rank of Assistant Sub Inspector and above are entitled to traveling allowance for journeys beyond the radius of 5 miles from their headquarter. The grant of traveling allowance to head constables and constables will be regulated as follow (Appendix X of Fundamental Rules, Vol. II): -

(a) For journeys within the limit of their police station jurisdiction (including areas within 5 miles radius from the headquarters).

(1) For railway journeys – Single railway fare of the class to which they are entitled.

(2) For journeys performed under of their superior officers by a motor vehicle between places whether connected by coil or not – actual motor fare.

(b) For journeys beyond the limits of their police station jurisdiction subject to the condition that the journey is outside the usual 5 miles radio us.

(1) For rail journey – single railway fare of the class to which they are entitled plus D.A.

(2) For motor journey as in (a) above – actual motor fare plus D.A.

(3) For other journeys- D.A.

Note I- Daily allowance will be admissible in respect of such journeys as involve a conditions absence of not than 24 hour. Thus a head constable or a constable performing a rail journey or road journey and returning to headquarters within 24 hours will not be eligible to any daily allowance but only to single railway or bus fare. Note II – The general rules regarding the mileage and daily allowance contained in Appendix V apply to head constable in so fare they are not inconsistent with these rules.

205. T.A. Non-gazetted Officers. --- Police officers below the rank of Deputy Superintendent of police transferred from one place to another in the same district are entitled to recover the actual cost of conveyance of baggage in respect of journeys by road in accordance with the following scale and are not entitled to mileage for themselves or 

Inspectors.                       ….             4 carts.

S. Is. And A. S. Is.          ….                 3 carts.

Head constables.                               2 carts.

Constables.                                       1 carts. 

(b) T. T. for duty at fairs, etc.----- Police Officers mentioned below when detailed  on fair arrangements, Cholera or Plague duties or while on escort duty in their districts and head constables and constables on border patrol duty in the Sagas districts are entitled to carry their baggage by road at Government expense at the scale shown against them: --


                        Sub-Inspectors.                        ……                               15

                        Assistant Sub-Inspectors.                                           15

                        Head constables.                        ….                            10

                        Constables                                                                 7

Carriage up to the above limits may only be charged for when actually engaged. [F. R., Vol. II, Appendix X-6 (IV)]. 

Note. : - (i) When such officers and their families travel by a hired motor lorry they may be allowed to drew the lorry hire actually paid by them for themselves, their families and their baggage limited to the hire charges of a cart, as admissible to them. 

(ii) For the purpose of this rule, the word “station” includes the “head quarters lines and any police station or naked at headquarters (SR 81-C. Appendix V., F. R. Volume II).” 

206: - T. A. exception in certain cases, Court and Cantt. Insprs R. Is.

Subedars--- The following are exceptions to the above rule---

(a) Circle Inspector, sub-Inspectors, Assistant Sub-Inspectors and officers of the equivalent rank are entitled to daily allowance under S. R. 32, Appendix V of F.R. Volume II and permitted to exchange such daily allowance for mileage. 

(b) S. Is. Head Constables and Constables are entitled to daily allowance in accordance with S. R. 32 of Appendix V of F. R. Vol. II read With Appendix X of the M.P., T. A. Rules. 

(c) H Cs. & Cs. – Police officers employed on pursuit or search duty may be reimbursed the charges incurred by them on account of special means of locomotion. 

(d) H. Cs and Consts. ------ Head Constables and Constables of CID are entitle to daily allowance when their journeys extend to a point which lies outside the radius of 5 miles of their headquarters Daily allowance will be admissible to such Journeys only as involve continuous absence of not less than 24 hours. 

207.T. A. for journeys within district – Police officers travelling by rail within their districts are entitled to railway fares in accordance with supplementary Rules 20-22 to Fundamental Rule 44 and Supplementary Rule 44 to Fundamental Rule 44. 

208. - T. A. For Journeys outside Jurisdictions. – When travelling by rail or road outside the radius of 5 miles from their headquarters whether on duty or on transfer, police officers of the rank of Assistant Sub –Inspector and above are entitled to travelling allowance for the entire journey under the same rules as other servants of the Government. 

209. Omitted. 

210.T.A. – Constables on Transfer. - Constables transferred from one district to another are entitled to the concessions laid down in Supplementary Rule 81 to Fundamental Rule 44 of the State Government’s Compilation. 

211. T.A. for attending fairs darbars etc.- A police officer when required to attend a fair, darbar or agricultural exhibition may by allowed to draw a daily allowance in excess of 10 days on a certificate from the District Magistrate that his presence was necessary in such cases (Note 2 to Supplementary Rule 52 under Fundamental Rule 44). 

212. Railway warrants. - Police officers of and below the rank of Inspector are supplied with railway warrants for journeys by rail in the circumstances stated in rules of railway warrants laid down in regulation 963.