Personnel Management System in Armed Police Force, Nepal
Keywords:Aremed personnel management, human resource planning, human resource development, Armed Police Force, Nepal
This paper analyze the Armed personnel management system in Armed Police Force (APF), Nepal drawing information from secondary sources especially from APF headquarter including interview with key persons retired from APF. The study reveals that APF has moderately success to manage APF personnel to achieve its goal to maintain peace and security and safeguard national sovereignty. Because of its professional manpower produced by APF, almost all people appreciate its role played during natural disaster in the country. Despite of these activities performed by APF, there are vital issues revealed from the study that there needs proper human resource planning to promote effectiveness and efficiency in APF, Nepal. Recruitment of Armed personnel through open competition is delayed because of government’s delayed decisions. Likewise, promotion process especially in higher position is more often impacted due to government delayed decisions. Trainings in APF have been conducting for promotion purpose without assessing training need. The trainings are also constrained due to inadequate resource allocation. APF personnel are also not satisfied with the existing salary system of the country. The study concludes that there are a lot of rooms to improve personnel management system in APF, Nepal for its betterment.