By Sanjay Pahwa,Chandigarh: Chandigarh Police organized the grand opening of 2nd Chandigarh Police Week 2011. The ceremony was presided over by Chief Guest Sh. Shiv Raj V. Patil, Hon’ble Governor, Punjab-cum-Administrator , UT , Chandigarh , who took salute given by Parade commander Sh. Deshraj, IPS at Police Lines, Sector-26, Chandigarh .
Sh. P.K. Srivastava, IPS, IGP , UT , Chandigarh , Sh. Alok Kumar, IPS, DIG/UT, Sh. Naunihal Singh, IPS, SSP/UT, Sh. R.S. Ghumman, IPS, SP/Operations and all DSPs and other Police Officials were also present in this function.
Sh. P.K.Srivastava, IPS, Inspector General of Police, UT Chandigarh made the opening remarks. He told about the achievements of Chandigarh Police like purchasing of “Kawatch” the bullet proof vehicle, building digitized finger print bank of anti social elements in the city and purchasing of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) during the year 2011.
His Excellency Sh. Shiv Raj V. Patil, Governor of Punjab-cum-Administrator, U.T. Chandigarh launched the “Souvenir” of Chandigarh Police at the function. He appraises the Chandigarh Police Week and also gave good remarks for Chandigarh Police.
At 11:30 AM, at CII NR Headquarters, Sector-31, Chandigarh an exhibition “SecureCity 2011” was inaugurated by Sh. P.K. Srivastava, IPS, Inspector General of Police, UT Chandigarh in association with Confederation of Indian Industry. An interaction session was also held with senior citizens on safety and security of the city.
Sh. Alok Kumar, IPS, DIG/UT, Sh. Naunihal Singh, IPS, SSP/UT, Sh. R.S. Ghuman, IPS, SP/Operations and Sh. Vikram Hans, Chariman CII, Brig. Retd. Keshav Chandra and approx. 300 senior citizens attended the function.
While addressing the session, Sh. P K Srivastava, IGP/UT said, “With home security becoming the prime consideration, there is a need to put in use of technology and innovation”. Complimenting CII for this initiative, Sh. P.K. Srivastava said that such exhibitions & sessions are necessary to make people aware of the latest in the security domain and shall promote self diligence. He appealed for active citizen participation and vigilance to make City Beautiful a secured city. “Committed to service the citizens, Chandigarh Police have now also started with new initiative to call and seek feedback from citizens on their satisfaction on processing the complaint. This shall help us in further improving our services”, he added.
Concurrent to the session, the exposition on Safety & Security solutions displayed the most advanced technological solutions in the form of latest safety, security & surveillance gadgets & equipments for Personal, Commercial Industrial, Residential, Infrastructural Security & Safety and Fire Safety.
In the second session of the exhibition, a workshop was held at CII NR Headquarters headed by Sh. Alok Kumar, IPS, DIG/UT with the members of Market Welfare Association. Sh. R.S. Ghumman, IPS, SP/Operations, Sh. Darpan Kapoor, Sh. Abhishek Puri Director CII, Deepak Saharan DSP/Security were present at the workshop.
Sharing the use of latest technologies & gadgets by the Chandigarh Police, Mr Alok Kumar, DIG, Chandigarh Police informed that Chandigarh Police is building digitized finger print bank of anti social elements in the city, which would have online data matching and will help in solving criminal cases at a faster pace. He shared that the current 152 CCTV cameras which are put in use for traffic violations and market surveillance. “Police is now building a blueprint for Safe City with over 1000 cameras in the city, which would be connected to a central command room. A proposal to acquire an unmanned air vehicle has already been submitted to the Administration for Ariel surveillance” he added.
Approx. 150 members of Market Welfare Association attended the workshop. At the last Sh. R.S. Ghumman, IPS, SP/Operations pays the vote of thank to all the participants of the workshop.