CCTV cameras to keep vigil on criminals in Mohali villages


Women, children and senior citizens in Punjab can now lodge their grievances with the police in a citizen-friendly manner as the Punjab Police have established dedicated ‘SAANJH Shakti Helpdesks’ in all the SAAJNH Kendras, located in close vicinity to the police stations across the state, said Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Dinkar Gupta.

The DGP also virtually inaugurated the Rural Closed Circuits Television (CCTV) project under which 154 CCTV Cameras, worth Rs 1 crore installed at strategically important points in the Rural belt of the district for the crime detection and citizens’ safety

DGP Gupta, who was here in SAS Nagar on Friday, to inaugurate some of these  prestigious projects, including Police Station Phase 11 building and newly established ‘SAANJH Shakti Helpdesk’ at SAANJH Kendra here said that the special emphasis was being laid to provide a safe and conducive environment to the vulnerable sections of the society so that they can share their issues and concerns with the Police without any hesitation. The DGP was accompanied by Chairman and Managing Director of Punjab Police Housing Corporation (PPHC) MK Tiwari, IPS.

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The DGP also commended SAS Nagar Police for launching an innovative and modern software for tenant verification and suspect identification based on Artificial Intelligence. He asked the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Satinder Singh to implement this idea so that people living at rented accommodations here could register themselves easily.

Meanwhile, the ADGP Community Affairs Division and Women & Child Affairs Gurpreet Kaur Deo also inaugurated the child friendly police station in Sohana. This is the second such Police Station in the state opened by the Punjab Police in a joint initiative with NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan. The first such Police Station has been successfully functioning at Mandi Gobindgarh in Fatehgarh Sahib since July 2020. The purpose of these police stations was to provide a children-friendly environment to children visiting the Police Stations, ADGP Deo said.

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