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Government to take appropriate steps to give succour to Assam Police personnel: CM

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the newly constructed building of Sualkuchi Police Station on Friday.

Sarbananda Sonowal

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  29 Aug 2020 4:56 AM GMT

GUWAHATI: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the newly constructed building of Sualkuchi Police Station on Friday. On the occasion Sonowal said, "In the face of increasing use of science and technology, crime and its commission has undergone a sea change and therefore, government has taken decision to empower the policing system infrastructurally. MOITRI scheme is one of such schemes which the government has launched to deal with crimes and their manifestations."

Speaking at the inauguration, he said that through MOITRI scheme steps have been taken for the overall improvement of the police station by re-dedicating the force to the service of people and creating people-friendly environment with a modern scientific human approach. He said that the previous State governments from 1952 to 2016 failed on all fronts and a result the overall development of the State has suffered miserably. He also said that the present State government immediately after coming to power changed the development narratives of the State and ushered in a development scenario which essentially characterised by the governance of action.

He also said that the Assam police personnel have been rendering round the clock duties on a regular basis. He also stated that the State government has taken note of this and will very shortly take steps to give succour to the police personnel. He also said that though of late, Assam has witnessed several positive changes, along with them they brought in various challenges. The Assam Police personnel will have to step in with new vigour to negotiate with these challenges. He also maintained that the MOITRI scheme launched to lend capacity building to the police personnel along with infrastructural facelift of the police stations to deal with the challenges of the modern times have been paying dividends. He also said that as a result of the MOITI scheme the bond between police and public has improved and now a days more and more people are coming to police stations to lodge FIRs. He also hailed the Assam Police personnel for working impressively during the COVID 19 pandemic. He also thanked Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma for scripting new height towards implementation of government schemes in his constituency.

Speaking on the occasion, Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sharma said that Assam police personnel has emerged as a new form by blending infrastructural development with technological innovations. He also said that for curbing insurgency, the Assam police personnel have worked phenomenally well. He also thanked the Assam Police Personnel for working tirelessly as COVID warriors during COVID 19 pandemic and donating plasma besides working impressively to the maintenance of law and order.

Kamrup SP ParthaSarathi Mahanta gave the welcome address on the occasion. ADGP (Law and Order) GP Singh also spoke on the occasion. Chief Minister's Legal Advisor Santanu Bharali, MD Assam Police Housing Corporation Limited Arabinda Kalita and a host of dignitaries were present on the occasion, stated a press release.

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