Bhubaneswar, Oct 28 (LocalWire) In an attempt to invigorate the citizen-centric feedback outreach plan of police stations under ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today sanctioned Rs 17.5 crore annual grants to 587 police stations in the State.
The amount has been sanctioned under contingency plan which will come in handy for efficiency enhancement in service delivery system in the police stations, an official statement said here.
While 44 police stations in Cuttack-Bhubaneswar commissionerate of police will be provided monthly grants of Rs 40,000 each, 142 urban police stations will receive Rs 30,000 each and 351 rural police stations will be sanctioned Rs 20,000 each.
Besides, four women police stations, five traffic police stations, 15 government railway police stations, four cyber police stations, one economic offence wing police station, one special task force (STF) police station, one human rights protection cell (HRPC) police station and one crime branch police station will be allocated monthly grants of Rs 30,000 each while 18 marine police stations will receive Rs 20,000 each every month.
The ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative forms part of the 5Ts (technology, transparency, teamwork, transformation and time-laid) charter of governance strategy adopted by the chief minister.