Bhubaneswar, Jan 9: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a Unified Command and Control Centre on the 16th raising day of Commissionerate Police on Tuesday.
The CM also launched “e- Abedan” App to promote citizen centric and citizen friendly policing.
While inaugurating the facilities,Naveen said, “I am delighted to inaugurate the “Unified Command and Control Centre” and launch “e- Abedan” App on this occasion. This will make the organisation more robust and help the Police become more people friendly.”
He also said the Commissionerate Police has grown substantially in this glorious journey of 16 years. Today, as many as 52 Police Stations are functioning under it.
“Over the last several years, the Commissionerate Police has taken up a number of drives to connect to several vulnerable sections of society including Slum dwellers, Senior Citizens, and Children,” he added.
It has also taken up initiative for spreading “Cyber Crime Awareness” in educational institutions.
Speaking on the safety and security of women which is a top priority of the government, the CM said police must work towards creating confidence among victims with a sensible and empathetic approach.
“I am glad to learn that Commissionerate Police has done excellent job in achieving significant increase in conviction rate last year. I am happy that feedbacks on the implementation of 5T have been quite good. I will be very happy if the experience of visitors to police stations is improved further,” Patnaik added.