Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Follow us on
हरियाणा मंत्रिमंडल की बैठक 31 जनवरी को नई दिल्ली में होगीराजस्थानः कांग्रेस के पूर्व अध्यक्ष राहुल गांधी पहुंचे, डिप्टी CM ने किया स्वागतNCC की रैली में बोले PM मोदी- भारत का युवा स्थिति को बदलने के लिए छटपटा रहाNCC की रैली में बोले PM मोदी- युवा देश की है पहचान, सोच को युवा बनाना हमारा दायित्वअमित शाह दिल्ली के लोगों से नफरत करते हैं: अरविंद केजरीवालगुजरात दंगों के 14 आरोपियों को SC से जमानत, समाज सेवा करने को कहाउत्तर प्रदेशः मिर्जापुर के जिला प्रशासन ने रद्द किया इंजीनियरों से गाय पकड़वाने का आदेशनई दिल्लीः भूटान, रूस और नेपाल के NCC कैडेट्स ने की परेड, PM मोदी ने ली सलामी

Capt announces night home drop for women by police

December 04, 2019 05:04 AM


Capt announces night home drop for women by police

HT Correspondent


Chandigarh : Amid growing concerns over women safety, Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced free police help to drop women safely home if they are stranded outside between 9 pm and 6 am.

The statewide facility will be available on DIAL 100, 112 and 181, through which the woman caller will be connected immediately to the police control room (PCR).

The chief minister has directed director general of police (DGP) Dinkar Gupta to ensure the implementation of the facility across the state, according to an official release.

The directions have come amid the nationwide public furore over the rape and murder of a Telangana vet, who was abducted, gang-raped and then set afire by the accused.

The pick-up and drop facility will be available to women who do not have access to a safe vehicle, including taxi or 3-wheeler. To give the woman caller a sense of total security, the chief minister has directed that at least one lady police officer should accompany her during the transportation.

Dedicated PCR vehicles will be made available at the commissionerates, as well as Mohali, Patiala and Bathinda, as well as other major towns in the state, for the implementation of the scheme, said the DGP.

DSP/ACP (crime against women) will be the nodal officer to implement the scheme in each district. Their numbers would be available on the Punjab government

Have something to say? Post your comment