The Assam Chief Minister – Himanta Biswa Sarma convened a 14-hr-long marathon meeting with the Deputy Commissioners (DCs) and Superintendent of Police (SPs) of all districts, to deliberate on security issues.
The meeting primarily focused to build on administrative efficiency and ensure a citizen-centric governance. It deliberated on strengthening law & order situation, bolstering security and ensuring smooth and timely delivery of scheme benefits.
It laid special focus on reviewing security preparedness for the 400th birth year celebration of Mahavir Lachit Barphukan.
Besides, the CM and the top brass of the police department discussed the strategies to stop PFI operatives in the state, combat crimes, deal with hike in conviction rate, and ensuring cooperation between public and the police.
The meeting also stressed on discussed district-wise achievements in war on drugs, crime reduction, better use of technology, police modernization measures, etc.
The Director General of Police (DGP) – Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta announced that the police would soon initiate measures to suspend officials found in drunken state or disobeying in the line of duty. He also informed that over 1 lakh pending cases will be resolved within a timeframe of 3 years.
“Over a thousand residential quarters will be constructed and 20 new police reserves will be installed across the state,” – informed the DGP.
Taking to Twitter, the Assam CM wrote “Had a 14-hour-long marathon meeting (from 10:30 am to 1:15 am) with DCs & SPs at AACS where we discussed various ways to bring governance closer to the public with enhanced welfare initiatives and measures required to further reform the law and order mechanism of the state.”
“Our meeting took up matters related to 400th birth anniversary celebration of Lachit Barphukan, Mission Basundhara 2.0, etc. With the SPs, we discussed district-wise achievements in our war on drugs, crime reduction, better use of technology, police modernisation measures, etc.” he added.
Our meeting took up matters related to 400th birth anniversary celebration of Lachit Barphukan, Mission Basundhara 2.0, etc.
With the SPs, we discussed district-wise achievements in our war on drugs, crime reduction, better use of technology, police modernisation measures, etc. pic.twitter.com/Y0brq4H8vx
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) November 2, 2022