The Punjab government has notified one-year extension in service for 12 PPS (Punjab Police Service) officers. The finance department has also given the green signal for the extension with certain rules and regulations. All officers are in the rank of deputy superintendent of police (DSP).
Eight of these officers opted for the second extension (on completion of 59 years of age) and the others opted for extension for the first time before the date of their superannuation i.e. up till the completion of 58 years.
According to an official spokesman, those who have granted extension include Surat Lal, Amrik Singh, Karnail Singh, Lakhwinder Singh, Darshan Singh, Jarnail Singh, Nirmala Devi and Sukhdev Singh.
Officers who have been granted one-year extension after the completion of 58 years of age are Rajinder Singh, Bhajan Singh, Jagdish Raj and Gurpal Singh.