Says it would enhance trust between police and people
Police to reach spot in 5 minutes in urban and 30 minutes in rural areas
Bhopal, November 2, 2015 (Abdul Ahad Farhan): On the historic occasion of Madhya Pradesh Foundation Day, Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated country’s first ‘Dial 100’ service here today. Police will rush to the spot of incident immediately on dialing phone number 100. The system has been set up at state level police control room. Presently, the scheme has been introduced in 7 districts including Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Ujjain, Sagar and Rewa and would be expanded to other districts soon. On receiving call on Dial 100, first response vehicle will reach incident spot in 5 minutes in rural areas. Police personnel manning vehicle will ensure necessary action after reaching the spot and report to state control room. The service will function 24X7. The Chief Minister flagged off Dial 100 vehicles. The Chief Minister said that resolve was taken to take police service to people in Vision Document-2018, which has been fulfilled today.
He congratulated police for maintaining law & order during festivals. Describing law and order as pre-requisite of development, he said that Madhya Pradesh police has done commendable work in this regard. He congratulated people on Madhya Pradesh Foundation Day. He said that the state has achieved success in every sector of development during last one decade. State is on top in economic growth and agriculture growth rates. He said that farmers facing crisis currently will be helped to tide over it. Mr. Chouhan said that Madhya Pradesh will not be allowed to lag behind any other state in development.
Top priority has been attached to law and order. Referring to Dial 100 service, the Chief Minister said that it would enhance trust between police and people and send message to criminals that police is alert and can reach incident spot immediately. For this, training has also been imparted to concerning staff. He directed to increase telephone lines of Dial 100 in view of enthusiasm evinced by people. Mr. Chouhan lauded talent and capacity of police officers. Directing for every preparedness to make the service effective, the Chief Minister said that Dial 100 would prove to be model for other states also. He also inspected arrangements for ‘Dial 100’.