Textile town gets smart

Sircilla is all set to become Smart police town with the introduction of latest information technologies in policing

Sircilla textile town, has now attained a unique distinction in Karimnagar district with the introduction of Smart police town by adopting latest information technologies.

With a mission to provide security to people and property of the textile town, the Sircilla sub-division police developed a novel concept of smart policing by using IT following the initiatives taken by Minister for IT and Panchayat Raj K Taraka Rama Rao, who also represents the Sircilla Assembly segment.

As part of the smart policing, the police in coordination with the R&B officials decided to install six electronic gates at all the entry points into the textile town. The first such electronic gate was installed at the Kargil lane on the way towards Kamareddy road. The electronic gates would be fixed with GSM technology and they will open and close at a cellular phone call. The remaining five gates would be installed very soon. Sircilla DSP Damera Narsaiah said on Tuesday that if there was any information about the movement of culprits in the town, we can close the gates automatically with a phone call and alert the police to intensify the checking to nab the culprit.

Besides, we had also installed 43 CC cameras at a various locations to check chain-snatchings, eve-teasing, protection of religious places etc, he said.

Minister for IT and Panchayat Raj K Taraka Rama Rao would formally inaugurate the integrated control room as part of Smart

police town in Sircilla town on Wednesday, he said. Besides, he would also lay foundation stone for the construction of CAST (Counselling and Support Team), he added. The CAST would be manned by police and representatives from agriculture, labour and ICDS departments and NGOs and they would counsel the people. They had also decided to launch e-sweekar of issuing the e-receipts to the petitioners as part of Smart police town.

Source: The Hindu

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