Gurgaon: CM directs police to hear public grievances daily, calls for smart policing
Khattar also announced the setting up of smart police stations in Gurgaon, Faridabad and Panchkula districts.gurgaon Updated: Oct 05, 2017 22:28 IST
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday asked the police force in the state to adopt a “zero tolerance towards crime”, especially the organised crime syndicates and gangsters.
He also directed them to meet the public for two hours between 11am and 1pm daily on working days to resolve grievances. The chief minister, who also hold the home portfolio, made these directions while chairing a meeting of all commissioners of police and district superintendents of police in Chandigarh.
Khattar also announced the setting up of smart police stations in Gurgaon, Faridabad and Panchkula districts. He said there should not be any complaints regarding delay in investigations. All cases should be dealt with on priority so that people’s faith in the police is further enhanced.
Instructions were also issued regarding installation of adequate CCTV cameras on highways and also to enhance police patrolling to avoid crime incidents in city areas.
Apart from this, a backup of CCTV cameras for one year should be maintained at the respective police stations.
The CM also said the present government has appointed about 4,500 constables in a transparent manner. He asked police officers to deal with all cases registered under the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act, 1994, strictly for successful implementation of Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao programme. He also asked the police officers to ensure maximum involvement of corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes to strengthen the network of police control room vehicles.
While reviewing the safety arrangements in and around educational institutes, he asked police officers to ensure effective implementation of school safety guidelines as issued by the school education department.
Speaking on the occasion, DGP BS Sandhu said “Police Mitra Kaksha” would be operational in police stations from November 1, 2017.
In addition, a special task force (STF), set up to control organised crime, would start functioning from November 1, 2017.
Additional director general of police, law and order, Akil Mohammad, IG CID Anil Rao, commissioners of police and district superintendents of police also attended the meeting.