Chandigarh, March 10:- The Chandigarh Administration has appointed Protection officers under Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005. This has been done in exercise of the power conferred by Section 8 of Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005.
UT Home and Social Welfare Secretary, Mr. Krishna Mohan disclosed that Tehsildar (District Revenue) has been appointed as Protection Officer for Area including Police Station North (Sector 1 to 6, 8, 9, 10 and Village Kaimbala), Central (covering 16, 17, 22 and 23) and West (covering Sectors 11, 12, 14, 15,24 and 25, Villages Lahora, Khuda Jassu, Sarangpur, Dhanas and Khuda Ali Sher).
Mr. Mohan further revealed that Tehsildar (Colonies and enforcement) has been appointed for Area including police
Station Sector 26 (covering sectors 7, 26 to 28, Grain Market,Bapu Dham Colony, Transport Area), Police Station Sector 19 (covering 18 to 21), Police Station Sector 31 (Covering Sectors 31, 47 and 48, Villages Bairmajra, Karsan, Hallomajra, Gagar Majra, Behlana, Jhumra, Indl. Area Phase II, Air Field, Ram Darbar), Police Station, Industrial Area (covering Sectors 29 and 30, Indl. Area Phase I, Colony no. 4, Village Raipur Khurd and Daira) and Police Station, Mani Majra (covering Manimajra,
Kishangarh, Bhagwanpura, Railway colony, Mouli Jagran,Raipur Kalan, Indira colony, Modern Housing Complex,
Manimajra).Home Secretary also revealed that Tehsildar (Enforcement) Municipal Corporation, UT, has been appointed as protection officer for area including Police Station South,Sector 34 (covering sectors 32, 33, 34, 44, 45, 46, 49, Village Burail, Colony no. 5, Nizampur), Police Station Sector 36 (covering sectors 35, 36, 42, 43, 52, 53, 56, 61, Village Kajheri,Attawa) and Police Station, Sector 39 (covering sectors 37 to 41, 55, village Dadu Majra, Shahpur, Butrela, Badheri, Palsora and maloya).