FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
ITAGAR, Nov 9: Aruchal Pradesh Chief Minister bam Tuki on Sunday announced to enroll every member of police personnel under the ambitious Aruchal Pradesh Chief Minister Universal Health Insurance Scheme (APCMUHIS) besides giving educatiol aid to one child of the cops to study outside the state.
Addressing the 43rd raising day of Aruchal Pradesh Police at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here, he called upon SPs and Commandants to facilitate early enrollment, particularly stressing on collective enrollment of personnel posted in remote areas under the state flagship programme.
Congratulating the police force, Tuki lauded the pro active role of APP in maintaining public security and their prompt actions and initiatives in tackling law and order.
“Human rights are core values which the police have moral as well as legal duty to uphold. They have to maintain the delicate balance between protecting human rights and preserving the security of the people,” he stressed.
Underlining their role in maintain peace and harmony, he asked the police personnel to remain vigilant to tackle disruptive forces and anti-social elements.
The chief minister also saluted the courage and the immense responsibility towards duty shown by the police officers and personnel.
On the occasion, the chief minister also announced enhancement of grant-in-aid to APP Welfare Society, one-time grant amounting to Rs. 70 lacs for opening up Police Subsidiary Canteens, enhancement of ration money and annual regular supply of uniforms to about 13500 personnel.
Urging the police personnel to perform their task with dedication and sincerity wherever they may be transferred, Tuki added, “Since the establishment of Aruchal Pradesh Police in the state, the department is working day and night long to protect the people and maintain law and order.”
Stating that the police department does not belong to any caste, tribal, religion but is for the state the chief minister also declared that benefits of Rs 1 lakh for death and Rs 50 thousand for accident injuries will be provided to the police personnel.
Home Minister Tanga Byaling appreciating the role of police department informed that alcohol detector would soon be introduced in the Capital complex as the state government has already purchased the equipment.
“Till now department of police use to take CCTV footage from private source to accomplish any assigned cases but soon within area of harlagun and Itagar CCTV’s would be in order to help the police department and it will be operated from the police headquarter,” informed Byaling.
While releasing the Souvenir, the home minister also advised the people of the state to help and keep cordial relation with the police and not to take law in their hand.
He also urged the chief minister to introduce various programmes for police personnel through which they could be encouraged.