Cops launch ‘Chhaatra Police’ initiative

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 03 Jan 2019 10:02:13


Staff Reporter,

COMMISSIONER of Police (CP) Dr B K Upadhyay on Wednesday launched ‘Chhaatra Police’ initiative at Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management (RCOEM) in the presence of senior police officials and hundreds of students.  Joint CP Ravindra Kadam, Additional CP B G Gaykar, General Secretary of RCOEM Govind Agrawal, Secretary of RCOEM, Rajendra Purohit, Principal Rajesh Pande, General Manager (Administration), MahaMetro Anil Kokate, Chandu Pendke of Maitri Pariwar were present on the dais.

Addressing the function, CP Dr Upadhyay informed the audience about mind-boggling facts of crime world. He said that more and more persons from good families are committing crime nowadays which is opposite to earlier conception that only poor and uneducated class was taking the law in hands. He further said that more than one lakh people lost their lives in road accidents every year in India. This road fatalities can be reduced by following traffic rules, he opined and urged the students to obey it as duty. He also alerted the students about consumption of drugs and said that youth are falling prey to drugs faster than even before which is very dangerous for the society. On the issue of terrorism, the CP claimed that terrorism was posing challenge to the society.

Informing about the initiative, DCP Zone III Rahul Maknikar informed that the city police officials would inform the students on all these issue and make them a responsible student. An officials from concerned police station will visit the school/college twice in a month and discuss problems of students. He will guide them as per their needs. The police will show awareness video clips to the students and also organise seminars on crime and its implications, traffic, terrorism, drugs menace and others.

Rajesh Pande, Principal of RCOEM, Addl CP B G Gaykar and Nityanand Tiwari also addressed the gathering. A large number of police officials and college students were present in the programme.