State foundation day Magnificent parade held at Reserve Police Lines
The Governor of Uttarakhand, Baby Rani Maurya has said that the women victims are still hesitant to put forward their complaints to the police even though 12 percent of the police force in the state consists of women officers and personnel. She was addressing a programme organised on the 19th anniversary of state foundation day at the Reserve Police Lines on Saturday. She said that the state government has made arrangements to deploy one woman Sub Inspector (SI) and four women constables in every police station so that women victims are comfortable while registering their complaints. The governor also said that it is not the duty of police personnel only to be sensitive towards public, but public should also reciprocate the gesture to those in uniform. She also paid her tributes to the martyred statehood activists on the occasion.
Governor Maurya also said that the fight against drug abuse and child begging is still ongoing, for which joint effort from all departments concerned and public is needed. She also raised concern about the cyber crimes stating people to trust in digital India, police should stay alert on cyber crimes.
In his address, the chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat paid tributes to all the statehood activists. He also said that it was Late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who fulfilled his promise by giving a separate state to the people of Uttarakhand. He further stated that this the Uttarakhand government has celebrated an entire week on the occasion of state’s foundation day, including the programmes in Almora which had young generation as participants and the programme for women empowerment at Srinagar. He said that many valuable suggestions and reviews were presented during the discussions in these programmes and the planning for the further development of Uttarakhand will be made based on those points.
The Director General of Police (DGP), Anil K Raturi said that in the last 19 years, the population of the state has increased to about one crore, while about four crore tourists visit Uttarakhand every year. The state has also shown exponential growth financially and other sectors as well, and one of the biggest reasons behind this development is the peaceful law and order situation in Uttarakhand. He also said that the police would always make efforts for better and professional policing.
On the occasion the police personnel presented a perfectly synchronised parade. The parade was commanded by the Commandant of State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), Tripti Bhatt. Different departments of state police including traffic police, civil police, Women PAC, Police Communication Wing, Crowd Management wing, dog squad, Commandos, Fire Services and City Patrol Unit participated in the parade.
Governor felicitates awards to five police officers and personnel
For their exemplary services, the Governor Baby Rani Maurya awarded Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Sanjeev Kumar Kaushik and retired Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Harendra Pal Singh with Presidents’s Police Medal.
For their commendable services in police, retired DSP Harish Chand Bhatt, retired Inspector Puran Singh Bhandari and retired Platoon Commander, special wing Ram Prasad were awarded with Police Medals.
Sunday, 10 November 2019 | PNS | Dehradun
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