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CHANDIGARH POLICE 51ST RAISING DAY PARADE: BADNORE PRAISES TO CONTROL LAW AND ORDER

November 01, 2017 08:16 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

On 51st raising day, a parade was organised by the Chandigarh Police on Wednesday, where Punjab Governor and Administrator of Chandigarh took salutes from the Police Force.  Sh. V.P. Singh Badnore, Governor of Punjab & Administrator, UT, Chandigarh in his address appreciated Chandigarh Police to control the law and order situation, control procession from Haryana & Punjab, traffic and crime control in the city.

 
 He also appreciated Chandigarh Police for participation and achievements in sports activities at national and international level like winning gold medal in Mr. Olymia Amateur Asia and also in World Police & Fire Games. His Excellency said “The name of Chandigarh Police is counted as the best known police force. 

As per orders of MHA, Crime & Criminal Tracking Network System has been implemented in all police stations of Chandigarh Police. The installation of CCTV cameras under Nigehban Project is very helpful to make citizens safe and secure. To bring the morale of police force 259 police officials were promoted during the year 2017.

Sh. Tajender Singh Luthra, IPS, Director General of Police delivered welcome address to the guests as well as audience. W/DGP introduced the Chandigarh police achievements during the year i.e. Community Policing activities, Modernization, Digitalization, Crime free environment, Welfare activities and other achievements. 

He appreciated the steps taken by DGP/UT for e-governance and community policing which becomes helpful to provide public services to the citizens at their door step. HE also suggested for zero tolerance about corruption in Chandigarh. HE also expects Chandigarh Police will continue follow their duties with skills and transparency at the time ahead. HE assured to get the approvals for Chandigarh Police projects which are pending with different departments of administration as soon as possible.   

Chandigarh Police has been playing a key role in keeping the city beautiful-Chandigarh, a role model city as was dreamt by its planner Le-Corbusier. Chandigarh Police was raised after the declaration of Chandigarh as Union territory on 1st November, 1966. The first Chief of Chandigarh Police was Sh. V.K. Kalia, SSP.

The post of IGP was created in the year 1981 and 17 Inspector General’s of Police have been appointed till date. Presently, Sh. Tajender Singh Luthra, IPS is the Director General of Police. SSP Chandigarh (for maintaining Law & Order), SP/Operation & training (for training and special operation), SP/Traffic and Security (for maintaining Traffic & Security arrangements in the city) and SP/IRB are working under Deputy Inspector General of Police. Today the number of police personnel in Chandigarh police has reached to 6000 to maintain security, law & orders and traffic arrangements in the city. 

This year also, Chandigarh Police is celebrating “Chandigarh Police Week-2017” from 1st November, 2017 to 7th November, 2017, which has become an annual feature. The basic objective of Police Week is to build a close bonding with the members of the public and to form stronger partnerships between Police and the communities they serve. The Police week is being organized to promote respect for law, build public interest in and support the Police, thus reducing the gap between the Police and public. During the Chandigarh Police Week, celebrations will definitely bring community, people, citizen forums, students closer to Police to build up the desired trust and rapport as required. Chandigarh Police has been continuously striving to keep the city safe & secure. Various units of Chandigarh Police like District Police, PCR, Operation Cell, Security Wing, Traffic Police keep working round the clock to provide best policing services to the citizens. 

To mark this occasion,a parade was organized in Police Lines, Sector 26, Chandigarh. His Excellency Sh. V.P. Singh Badnore, Governor of Punjab & Administrator, UT, Chandigarh was the chief guest on the occasion. Sh. Parimal Rai, IAS, Advisor to the Administrator, UT, Chandigarh, Sh. Tajender Singh Luthra, IPS, Director General of Police, Dr. O.P. Mishra, IPS, DIGP, Sh. Shashank Anand, IPS, SSP/Security & Traffic, Sh. Eish Singhal, IPS, SP/Headquarters and, Sh. Ravi Kumar, IPS, SP/Operations, and Sh. Roshan Lal, SP/Communication along with other officers from Administration & Police department, their families and retired police officers of Chandigarh Police were present at the function. 

Sh. Tajender Singh Luthra, IPS, Director General of Police delivered welcome address to the guests as well as audience. W/DGP introduced the Chandigarh police achievements during the year i.e. Community Policing activities, Modernization, Digitalization, Crime free environment, Welfare activities and other achievements. Chandigarh Police has launched various modern and e-governance schemes in the year 2017 which are as follows:-

  • Police Station Sector 17 declared paperless
  • Good Governance
  • Best Police Unit (District/zone in a commissionarate) for Enforcement of IP in the Country
  • FICCI SMART policing award - 2017
  • Mobilization of Police Force
  • Anti Eve Teasing Squad
  • Digital Transactions through POS Machines
  • Nighebaan Project (CCTV)
  • SWAYAM (Self Defence Training Programme for women/girls)
  • Scholarship for School Students in the name of Martyrs.
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