Raipur. Chief Minister Vishnudev Sai said that our government has a policy of zero tolerance on crime, drug addiction and illegal activities. If crimes are not controlled, strict departmental action will be taken against the police captain of the concerned district. The Chief Minister gave these strict instructions while addressing the conference of Inspectors General of Police and Superintendents of Police held today at Police Headquarters Nava Raipur. He said that there should be fear in the minds of criminals about the police and respect in the minds of the general public like the army. Read More – Cruelty to a child in CG: Cruelty of a teacher of Agrasen Public School, 5th class student beaten fiercely, wound marks on the body…
CM Vishnudev told the officials that the behavior of the police should be strict towards criminals and equally polite and soft towards the common people. He said that social evils like illicit liquor, gambling, betting hollow the society from within. It is most worrying when youth are affected by it. Giving strict instructions to the officers, the Chief Minister said that if criminal activities are not controlled, action will be taken not only against the police captain of the concerned district but also against the police officers at the police station level.
Chief Minister Sai said, the police department is a disciplined department, this discipline should be visible in the police officers, which will ultimately prove to be a milestone in the establishment of a disciplined and crime free society. Referring to the efforts being made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to establish the concept of moving from punishment to justice, he said that it should be ensured that the new laws are implemented in a time bound manner.
CM Vishnudev Sai said that our soldiers are fighting them bravely in difficult circumstances in the Maoist affected areas of the state. He gave the message that Chhattisgarh government is standing with the police personnel on every front and there will be no reduction in their facilities. All necessary steps have been taken for the welfare of the police. We have made arrangements for timely promotion, accommodation, supply of resources including necessary infrastructure, and will continue this in the future also. Referring to the budget of Chhattisgarh government for the financial year 2024-25, the Chief Minister said that in this budget a large amount has been allocated for the police department. This budget will prove decisive in establishing the rule of law.
Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister Vijay Sharma said that the Home Department has got a lot in the first budget of CM Vishnudev Sai government. Compared to last year's budget, the budget of the Home Department has increased by 16 percent. In this budget, provision of ration bags and spike resistant shoes has been made for the soldiers going for Naxal operations. This will now provide convenience to the soldiers going for Naxal operations. Provisions have also been made in this budget to increase the facilities of all the officers and employees of the police department.
He said that our Chief Minister has equal sympathy for officers ranging from senior officers to constables. It is the duty of all of us that if a crime occurs, we should catch the culprit as soon as possible. Deputy CM Sharma said that an environment should be created in the society so that crime does not occur and with this aim in mind the officers should fulfill their responsibilities. He said that if the police captain is determined that there should be no crime and no drug trade in the district then that will not happen at all. Chhattisgarh was an island of peace, we will establish it as an island of peace again, he reiterated this resolve.
In the conference, Director General of Police Ashok Juneja gave the welcome address and shared important information related to the police department. During this, Agriculture Minister Ram Vichar Netam, MLA Amar Aggarwal, Prabodh Minj, Chief Secretary Amitabh Jain, Additional Chief Secretary Manoj Kumar Pingua, Additional Director General of Police Himanshu Gupta, The Uncut, SRP Kalluri, Vivekananda Sinha, Amit Kumar Gupta, Secretary to the Chief Minister P. Dayanand, Rahul Bhagat, Dr. Basavaraju S. Including Inspector General of Police of all ranges of Chhattisgarh and District Superintendents of Police were present.