Bhubaneswar, Mar 20 (Local Wire): The twin city Commisionarate office has decided to shun the practice of physical appearance for department meetings and grievance redressal by chipping in digital interventions.
The police commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi has now decided to conduct his meetings of the inspector in charges (IICs) of police stations in his jurisdiction through virtual means through video conferencing.
Several police stations are now slowly getting adequate infrastructure and software for the same so that the travel of police station heads are avoided especially at the time Coronavirus alert.
16 police stations under the jurisdiction of Commisionerete Police have now seen installation of web cameras and the required software besides other essentials to enable the police stations to become ready for the virtual meetings.
This step is also likely to ensure real time meetings of the IICs with the commissioner through this mean.
Sarangi on the other hand has also made the process of police grievance redressal mechanism online.
He has now asked citizens to use Facebook Video Chat and messaging facility to reach out to him in case they feel aggrieved.