Thane: The Maharashtra government`s home
department has issued guidelines for setting up of police
stations in the state.
Earlier, there were no guidelines but police stations
were being set up based on requirement and as per request from
the top brass of police department, states a publication by
the government`s home department.
Hence the state was seriously considering of having one
such set of guidelines for setting up of the police stations
as the situation has drastically changed presently, it said.
Due to this dire need for having one such set of
guidelines, seniors in the police department lead by Pravin
Dixit, principal secretary (home) met last March end and
drafted a policy which was published by the state government a
couple of days ago.
The guidelines has listed a total of sixteen points while
setting up a police station, taking into consideration the
changes and developments which have taken place in the state
since the last five decades.