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Assam Police gets FICCI Smart Policing awards under two categories

Assam Police has been awarded with the FICCI Smart Policing Awards 2018 at the annual conference on Homeland Security-Cyber Crime Management in New Delhi on May 31.

The Assam Police’s initiative of using IT enabled services in police stations through Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS) was awarded under the category ‘Smart Police Station’.

Also, the police’s initiative for creation of Smart Protection Unit to provide safety and security, with the use of technology and manpower trained in soft skills was presented special jury award under the category ‘Other Policing Initiative’.

Additional DGP (security), Harmeet Singh received the awards on behalf of Assam Police from the Union minister of state for parliamentary affairs and statistics Vijay Goel.

While lauding the Assam Police for the achievement, chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on June 2 emphasised on the need for the police force to be more people oriented and responsive. He also urged the state police to perform their duty with more dedication and commitment.

Additional DGP (security), Harmeet Singh formally handed over the awards to chief minister Sonowal on June 2, who is also the minister in-charge of home department.


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