Nitish launches 1st River Police Station in Bihar
The first-ever RPPS near Maujipur village has been built at a cost of Rs 56 lakh in just 2 months.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday launched Bihar`s first River Patrolling Police Station (RPPS) on the banks of the Ganges in Patna district.
The first-ever RPPS near Maujipur village under Fatuha police station has been built at a cost of Rs 56 lakh in just two months, official sources said.
The chief minister also inaugurated today 131 buildings for use by the police, including model and newly-constructed police stations.
Though the state government had identified 18 places on the banks of important rivers for setting up of RPPS in Bihar initially, it would start functioning at five places covering a long stretch of the Ganges, Kosi and Gandak rivers.
The RPPSs would be set up at Patna Rural (Fatuha), Naugachhia, Bagaha, Supaul and Darbhanga.