Chennai: Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday inaugurated new buildings for police stations, residential
quarters and district police offices constructed through Tamil
Nadu Police Housing Corporation at a cost of Rs 45.25 crore
across 26 districts.
She inaugurated 21 new police station buildings, eight
offices, eight women police stations, 480 police residential
quarters and 67 new houses for prison officers through video
conference facility from the secretariat, an official release
Speaking on the occasion, Jayalalithaa said the
inauguration of new buildings was part of her government`s
vision in giving top priority to maintain law and order.
She asked the police personnel to show humanness and be a
good friend and guide for the public.
Noting that the first all-women police station in the state
was set up during her previous regime in 1992, she expressed
happiness in launching eight more new all-women police
She said 480 new residential quarters for police personnel
had been set up close to their workplace to improve efficiency.
"The government is providing various incentives to the
police department and they should discharge their duties to
the public in right earnest", she said.