GUWAHATI, June 2: The Assam Police received the FICCI Smart Policing Awards 2018 at the annual conference on Homeland Security-Cyber Crime Management which was held in New Delhi on May 31.
The Assam Police’s initiative of using IT enabled services in police stations through crime and criminal tracking network and systems (CCTNS) was awarded under the category ‘Smart Police Station’ and it’s initiative for creation of Smart Protection Unit to provide fool proof safety and security, with the use of technology and manpower trained in soft skills was presented special jury award under the category ‘Other Policing Initiative’.
Additional DGP (Security), Harmeet Singh received the awards on behalf of Assam Police from the Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Statistics Vijay Goel.
While lauding the Assam Police for the achievement, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today emphasised on the need for the police force to be more people oriented and responsive. He also urged the state police to perform their duty with more dedication and commitment.
Sonowal also appreciated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his concept of Smart Police and vowed to transform Assam police as one of the best police forces in the country.
Notably, the Additional DGP (Security), Harmeet Singh today formally handed over the awards to the Chief Minister, who is also the Minister in-charge of Home Department.