Lucknow: A day after chief minister Yogi Adityanath-led state cupboard authorised the introduction of police commissionerates in Agra, Ghaziabad, and Prayagraj, the Uttar Pradesh authorities issued an order to the impact on Saturday.
In accordance with the notification, issued by principal secretary (residence) Sanjay Prasad, police commissionerates might be launched within the three cities with quick impact. A senior residence division official mentioned all 44 police stations of Agra district, 23 police stations of Ghaziabad district, and 41 police stations of Prayagraj district will come underneath the jurisdiction of various police commissionerates.
The official additional mentioned that quickly, the state authorities will publish police commissioners of the rank of Inspector Normal (IG) or Further Director Normal (ADG) in these three police commissionerates. The format plan for the brand new police commissionerates is already ready, the official added.
Thus far, the police commissionerate system is useful in seven districts of the state. It began in Lucknow and Gautam Buddh Nagar on January 13, 2020, within the first section. Later, it expanded to Kanpur and Varanasi within the second section on March 25, 2021. Within the third section, the system has now been launched in Agra, Ghaziabad, and Prayagraj.
The police commissionerate system is applied in districts with a inhabitants of 10 lakh (1 million) or extra. The state authorities has determined to implement the police commissionerate system in these three districts as Agra is a key district when it comes to tourism, industries, and regulation and order, Ghaziabad has many industries, and Prayagraj has cultural and non secular significance. Prayagraj can also be set to host the Mahakumbh in 2025.
Police officers have mentioned that the commissionerate system has been efficient in controlling crime and dealing with new-generation crimes like pretend name centres, cybercrimes, drug menace, and different on-line crimes. They mentioned that the system can also be efficient in crowd management, curbing incidents of harm to public property, and enhancing the visitors system.