Haryana to expedite filling up of 11,000 police post

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 21:55

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Wednesday gave necessary orders to the recently constituted State Level Police Recruitment Board to expedite the process of filling up of 11,000 vacancies.

He also directed that steps be taken for installation of surveillance system in the entire state in an urgent and time bound manner to put a check on anti-social activities.

The Chief Minister was presiding over the second meeting of the State Police Board here, an official release said.

The general law and order and crime situation was reviewed in the meeting. Finalisation of Haryana Police Rules and filling up of vacant posts at all levels were also discussed.

Hooda directed that Haryana Police rules framed under the Haryana Police Act, 2007 be finalised in a time bound manner by the committee of secretaries and Director General of Police under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary, Haryana.

It was decided that a suitable building for Haryana Police headquarters would be built at Chandigarh and Chandigarh Administration approached for suitable of land in this regard.
Installation of CCTV Surveillance cameras at all important locations frequently visited by public in cities and towns in the state was reviewed in detail. It was observed that these cameras play an important part in controlling criminal activities and provide enhanced sense of security to the people. These can be very effective tools in deterring anti-social elements and prevent crimes like eve-teasing.

In view of the importance of the matter, the Chief Minister directed that the special committee constituted under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary and consisting of Home Secretary, DGP and Principal Secretary IT should meet immediately and take further steps regarding installation of surveillance system in the entire state in an urgent and time bound manner.
In view of extensive use of IT-based gadgets and increasing incidents of cyber crime including tampering, intrusion, hacking, morphing and phishing by criminals, it was decided to constitute special teams with professional skills to detect and investigate cyber crimes. Help of major IT companies based in Gurgaon will also be taken to buttress the efforts of these special teams.

These teams will be stationed at Gurgaon and provide such service to the entire state.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 21:54

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