Bhubaneswar, Mar 26 (Local Wire): The state Home Department has now opened up a dedicated 24×7 helpline number through a Control Room to ensure the woes faced by the citizens during the lock down period are taken care of by the department.
The department in a notification on Thursday announced the new helpline number dedicated to lock down issues.
The department said that the new helpline number has come up keeping in view the lock down imposed by the government in the light of COVID 19 threat.
The notification from the home department said, “In view of COVID 19 it has been decided that a Control Room (0674-2392115/9438915986) shall function in the Home Department round the clock from March 26. The Control Room will monitor issues with regard to the implementation of lock down.
Issues pertaining to Odias elsewhere in the country can also be raised with the Control Room.”
It also added, “Amitabh Thakur, IPS, IGP (Operations) shall supervise the overall functioning of the Control Room.”