Sate government will not let organized crime to grow-Manoher Lal.
Chandigarh, Nov 8– The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, who also holds the portfolio of Home Department, has said that the state government will not let organized crime to grow. “This is my promise and commitment to the people of the state”, he added.
Addressing police officers after laying the foundation stone of Haryana 100 Project, a Centralized Police Control Room, at Panchkula, near here, today, the Chief Minister exhorted them to maintain law and order and not allow any kind of crime and criminals to grow in their respective areas.
The government would install one lakh closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras to keep a close eye on all activities in the current year. With this, the number of CCTV cameras would reach three lakh in the state. Resources are adequate to meet infrastructural requirements of the Police Department to enable them to serve the people in a better way.
“We will also ensure deployment of such trained officials in the centralized police control room as know most of the languages spoken in the country as well as abroad. This will help the citizens of other states and foreigners in getting quick emergency response concerning safety and security. Police personnel to be deputed under this project would be well educated and connected with information technology,” Mr Manohar Lal added.
The Chief Minister said people’s perception towards the police had changed. Police behavior towards people should be friendly. In this direction, Mitra-kaksh has been opened on a pilot basis in Karnal and Rohtak and this concept would be replicated in other districts after its success.
Speaking on the occasion, the Additional Chief Secretary, Home, Mr S.S. Prasad, described the day for Police Department as historical and added that after completion of this project, the image of Haryana Police would further improve. He assured the Chief Minister that this project would be got completed before November 1, 2018.
The Director General of Police, Mr B.S. Sandhu, said Haryana 100 Project was a flagship programme of the Chief Minister and became a ground reality in just six months. He thanked the Chief Minister on behalf of the police personnel, and said that Haryana Police remained committed to the safety and security of people. Ambulance and Fire Services would also be connected with this project, he added.
Chairman, Police Housing Corporation, Mr Parminder Rai, highlighted activities of the Corporation. MP Mr Rattan Lal Kataria, Minister of State for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Mr Karan Dev Kamboj, MLAs Mr Gian Chand Gupta and Mrs Latika Sharma and senior officers of the Police Department along with Range Police Commissioners, Superintendents of Police were also present on this occasion.