मुख्यमंत्री ने लगभग 54 करोड़ रु0 की लागत के 1056 नए चार-पहिया पुलिस वाहनों को झण्डी दिखाकर रवाना किया पहली बार किसी सरकार द्वारा एक साथ इतनी संख्या में चार-पहिया वाहन पुलिस विभाग को उपलब्ध कराए गए: मुख्यमंत्री बेहतर पुलिस व्यवस्था के लिए डायल ‘100’ योजना के संचालन हेतु उपलब्ध कराए गये ये वाहन ‘102’ एवं ‘108’ एम्बुलेंस की तर्ज पर पुलिस मौके पर 15 से 20 मिनट में पहुंचने में सफल होगी पुलिस को ऐसा माहौल बनाए रखने की आवश्यकता है, जिसमें जनता राहत महसूस करे जबकि अपराधी भयभीत रहें पुलिसकर्मियों की जरूरत के अनुसार उनकी सेवा शर्ताें को बेहतर बनाते हुए सुविधा देने का प्रयास किया गया
It is for the first time that such a large number of four-wheeler vehicles have been provided to the police by any Government: Chief Minister
These vehicles to be used for better policing under the ‘Dial 100’ scheme
Police would be able to reach the crime scene in 15-20 minutes on the lines of ‘102’ and ‘108’ ambulance service
Police should keep the environment as such that the People feel relief and the criminals feel scared
Efforts have been provided to give better facilities to the Police personnel by improving the service rules
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mr. Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday flagged off 1056 new four-wheeler vehicles procured at a cost of Rs. 54 crore, at his official residence. These vehicles will be used to improve policing under the ‘Dial 100’ scheme.
With these vehicles being rolled out, there would be two new vehicles each at 1000 police stations. Speaking on the flagging off function, the Chief Minister said that this was for the first time that such a large number of vehicles were being provided in one go to the police force by any state government and added that with the inclusion of these new vehicles in the police fleet the sense of security among the people of the state would be enhanced.
He expressed hope that after establishment of the Dial 100 centralized system, the police will be able to reach the crime scene in 15-20 minutes, on lines of ‘102’ and ‘108’ ambulances being run under the National Ambulance Service and Samajwadi Swasthya Sewa. While patting the police force for their work, the chief minister said that despite all this the force has the duty of establishing an environment in the state wherein people of the state feel safe and the criminals fear the law.
Mr Yadav also highlighted that the present state government had taken many far-reaching decisions for the safety of the people by providing various resources to the police. The police personnel at all levels have been given promotions. Modern communication systems have also been assimilated in the police force and the 1090 women power line has been launched to enhance security for women.
Before this the chief minister also questioned the absence of any such helpline for women facing harassment through SMS’s, MMSs, unwanted telephone calls etc. during the regime of previous government. He praised AK Jain, the outgoing DGP for his work in improving the law and order in the state.
The chief minister also stated that the state government had taken many decisions for comprehensive development of the state and to ensure security and safety for all sections of the society. Lauding the state police for working in very testing conditions, the chief minister said that before comparing the force to other states and best police in the world, it should also be taken into account on what facilities and technology they have.
PWD minister Mr. Shivpal Singh Yadav in his address said that the state was one with a large population and that the chief minister was sensitive to the law and order and has been a source of encouragement to the police force. It was due to the interest in the situation that the law order in UP was much better than in other states, Mr Shivpal Singh Yadav further stated.
Health Minister Mr Ahmad Hasan also lauded the modernization undertaken for the police force and appreciated the leadership of the chief minister. Before this principal secretary (Home) Mr. Devashish Panda detailed modernization efforts being undertaken for the police force and thanked the chief minister for promptly approving and proposal for the same.
Also present on the occasion were ministers Mr. Balram Yadav, Mr. Rajendra Chowdhary, Mr. Abhishek Mishra and Mr. Surendra Singh Patel, principal secretary (Finance) Mr. Rahul Bhatnagar, principal secretary (Information) Mr. Navneet Sehgal and other senior officers of the state police.