Cuttack: Tarava Police Station in Sonepur District has been adjudged as one of the 10 best Police Stations in the country in the Annual Ranking of Police Stations for the year 2018.
Dr. R.P. Sharma, IPS, DGP today handed over the certificate and memento to Debi Prasad Dash, SP Sonepur and Dulamani Bhoi, IIC Tarava PS in a simple function at State Police Headquarters in Cuttack.
The certificate has been issued by Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India. Earlier in the DGPs/IGPs conference–2016, it was decided to award 10 best-performing Police Stations of the country on the basis of their performance on various angles. BPR & D (Bureau of Police Research and Development) had suggested a Performance Measurement system for grading the Police Stations.
Tarava Police Station got the award on the basis of this performance measurement system as it fulfilled all the criteria of measurement. Quality Council of India (QCI) was entrusted to carry out the survey for grading the Police Stations across the country. The criteria for measuring the best police stations include smart policing, use of technology in the delivery of services, citizen-centric policing, Public Relations and community policing, people-friendly policing, women and child-friendly policing, better grievance redressal mechanism etc.
In fact, a team from the Quality Council of India visited Tarava earlier and they interacted with the people in various cross-section to finalise the best police station. They took input from the general public, women, people in the SC, ST and minority community etc in this regard for taking a final decision in the matter.
Several senior police officers including Santosh Upadhyay, ADGP CID, CB, V.T. Mishra, ADGP (Mordenisation), Sanjeeb Panda, ADGP (Law & order), PS Ranpise, IGP (Personnel), Asheet Panigrahi IGP (Hdqrs), Shefeen Ahamed K., DIGP (Hdqrs), Sandeep Madkar, SP, Crime, Vivekananda Sharma, AIGP Hdqrs, SP Sonepur and IIC Tarava were present in this award-giving programme. DGP congratulated SP Sonepur and IIC and staff of Tarava PS for this excellent achievement.