CCTV surveillance to reduce crime rate

ITANAGAR, Nov 8: Closed Circuit Televisions (CCTVs) will make the capital dwellers feel safer as the Home Department is contemplating to install CCTV cameras in Itanagar and Naharlagun.
CCTV surveillance system will be introduced to reduce crime rate in twin capital towns of Itanagar and Naharlagun, assured Home Minister Kumar Waii.
Waii, who attended the 45th Raising Day celebration of the State Police at Police Training Centre (PT), Banderdewa on Wednesday, said he was also working towards improving the traffic condition of the Capital Complex.
Informing about his various initiatives, planning and policies to upgrade and improve the Police Department and welfare measures for the employees, the Home Minister reminded the police officers to uphold professionalism and improve service delivery.
He urged the police officers and personnel to exercise highest standard of discipline and remain alert to instill a sense of safety and security among public.
The minister further assured to develop infrastructure for sports activities and winter jackets to police personnel.
Earlier, DGP Sandeep Goel briefed on the state Police Department right from its old headquarters in Shillong to recruitment of first batch of state police in 1972.
Other highlights of the day were wreath laying ceremony at Martyr Memorial, march past, distribution of awards and trophies, band display, silent drill, besides demonstrations on fire and emergency services.
Parliamentary Secretary (Tax and Excise) Tapuk Taku and top state police officers attended the celebration. (DIPR)