Haryana Control of Organized Crime Act (HRCOCA) will be implemented to check organized crime in the state 12-05-2015
Chandigarh, May 12- Haryana Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal today said that Haryana Control of Organized Crime Act (HRCOCA) will be implemented to check organized crime in the state and Haryana Police Rules would soon be enacted. Mr Manohar Lal was speaking at the passing out parade of recruit basic coarse batch No. 79 and 80 at Recruitment Training Center (RTC) Bhondsi in district Gurgaon. Chief Minister took salute from the contingents of constables at the march-past as 994 recruit constables joined their ranks in Haryana police. In this batch, most of the recruits were either ex-servicemen or their dependants. The Chief Minister said that soon separate Haryana Police Rules will be enacted as at present the Haryana police is functioning as per Punjab Police Rules, 1934. He said that Yoga will be made a part of training of the police constables for keeping them physicaly and mentally fit. At the same time, the Chief Minister mention about the ‘Vyayamashallyen’ proposed to be set up in villages and said that police department should help in making these operational. He directed the police to behave in a friendly manner with the general public saying that it would help in making the state free from menace of drugs and corruption. Mr Manohar Lal reiterated that women police stations would be opened in all districts of the state by the festival of Rakshabandan for which 500 women constables would be recruited. In addition, 5000 police personnel (male) would also be recruited. He said that for overcoming the shortage of investigation officers, 200 sub-inspectors would also be recruited so that investigation of crime cases could be expedited. The Chief Minister said that the police recruitments would be made on the basis on Transparent Recruitment Policy (TRP). At the same time, he said that in the next three years 3060 new houses would be constructed for police personnel at a cost of Rs. 550 crore. He said that during the same period, police-public schools would be opened in all the districts of the state. He pointed out that after BJP government came to power in Haryana, three such schools have been opened in Sonepat, Bhiwani and Panchkula, taking the number of such schools to 11 where about 9000 children were receiving quality education. He said that police personnel would be provided 500 additional motorcycles so as to more efficiently control traffic and reduce the number of causalities in road accidents. The Chief Minister said that a Road Safety Fund would also be created for improving traffic management system. Fifty per cent of the amount collected by police from traffic rule violators would be deposited into this fund and it would be utilized for curtailing the road accidents. The Chief Minister felt concerned about the earthquake victims and said that one battalion of IRB would be trained in disaster management. In case of natural calamities, this battalion will be deployed to help the victims within the state and also in other parts of the country. Mr Manohar Lal said that besides the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) in Madhuban, two Regional FSLs were being set up at Bhondsi and Sunaria. The Chief Minister also honoured those recruits who had excelled during the training. Recruit constable Rakesh Kumar was the parade commander and Jaivir was second parade commander. Earlier, while welcoming the Chief Minister Director General of Police Yashpal Singhal revealed that a cyber crime lab has been set up at Madhuban which is the first of its kind in North India and sixth in the country where the trainees were being taught how to handle cases of cyber crime. Director of Haryana Police Academy, Madhuban and ADGP KK Sindhu proposed the vote of thanks.