Delhi police calendar for awareness on crime against women

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 17:58

New Delhi: It will be a calendar of
difference as it would educate people about prevention of
crime against women.

Delhi Police is preparing calendars and notepads with
an aim to create awareness about prevention of crime against
the fairer sex.
The Special Police Unit for Women and Children of the
city police will print special wall calendars, table calenders
and notepads in English and Hindi with messages about
prevention of crime against women.

"Our attempt is to create awareness about crime
against women. The calendars note pads will have information
like what one should in case of a woman being subjected to
attacks," a senior police official said.

500 wall calendars will be printed, besides 2000 wall
calendars and notepads each.
A series of abduction and gang rape of young women in
the past few months in the capital had led to a public outrage
and raised questions over safety of women in the country`s
capital city.

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit had a meeting with top
Delhi Police officials, including Commissioner B K Gupta,
yesterday during which a slew of measures were announced to
ensure safety of women in the city.

Gupta has told the meeting that more women officers
will be deployed in police stations and more PCR vans in
vulnerable areas. It will also set up of citizen panchayats to
ensure security of women.

More personnel with proficiency in English will be
deployed in its women help line service, Gupta has said,
adding, at least 100 Hyundai cars will be deployed to monitor
patrolling by police personnel.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 17:58
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