CM launched 'HarSamay’, citizen portal of the Haryana Police in Panchkula today 1-01-2015
Chandigarh, Jan 1 –The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, has stressed the need for modernising the police force and desired that initiatives for setting up smart police stations in the state should be taken immediately. He was addressing police officers after launching ‘HarSamay’, citizen portal of the Haryana Police in Panchkula today. The portal is available on www.haryanapoliceonline.gov.in. Referring to the recent DGP conference in Guwahati where the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, advocated smart policing, the Chief Minister said that with the launch of ‘HarSamay’, the Police Department had taken an effective step in the direction of making the force sensitive, strict, modern and mobile, alert and accountable, reliable and responsive, trained and techno-savvy. Referring to the Prime Minister talking about the need for preparation of e-book on martyrs, he said that officers linked with police training should accomplish the task in a time-bound manner. On the creation of website of every police station, the Chief Minister emphasized creation of the mobile version. People should be informed about the achievements of the police on social media to increase their faith in the force, he added. Stressing the need for use of Information Technology, the Chief Minister said, “We can work faster with better coordination and render speedy services through hassle-free and corruption-free system. The usage of IT could make us capable of facing the three evils of inactivity, delay and rude behavior that marked the system. These three evils breed corruption. We can make the law-and-order situation better with the use of IT. It would also help in tracking the criminals and bring transparency to the entire system”, he added. Describing ‘aware citizen’ and ‘Empoweed crime control mechanism’ as two basic pillars of fine law-and-order situation, he said that government’s priority was to ensure safety of all citizens, especially the women, and strengthen the law-and-order situation. “I am sure all officials and officers from the level of constable to DGP posted from police station to headquarters would take it as a challenge and maintain law and order in a better way”, the Chief MInister added. While offering the mantra of ‘Support a Victim Everyday’ (SAVE), he r said that the Police Department should make a link on their official website where police personnel could give details of the work carried out under SAVE. The DGP, Mr S.N.Vashisht, welcomed the Chief Minister and highlighted the achievements of the Police Department. In his address, IGP Mr Shartujit Kapoor said that now people would be able to register their complaints online, anywhere and anytime, avoiding the hassle of personally visiting the police stations. Initially, it has been launched with six integrated services and seven others would be added by the end of this month. Member of Parliament, Mr Ratan Lal Kataria, Chief Secretary, Mr D.S. Dhesi, MLA Mr. Gian Chand Gupta, and Mrs Latika Sharma OSD to Chief Minister, Mr Bhupeshwar Dayal, senior police officers and other dignitaries were also present on the occasion.