Mumbai Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale issued orders to the effect on Tuesday and the Mobile-5 vehicle of all police stations shall be named 'Nirbhaya Squad' (Fearless Squad).
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot inaugurated new buildings of 15 existing police stations and 9 newly created police stations through a video conferencing.
The CJI, who is also the Patron-in-Chief of NALSA, said that to keep police excesses in check, dissemination of information about the constitutional right to legal aid and availability of free legal aid services is necessary.
These “Child Friendly Corners” will provide a dedicated comfortable space for children with play materials, educational games, notebooks, coloring books, toys, drinking water, food and have child-friendly fixtures and fittings.
Work is underway for setting up 10 new police stations and two police posts across Noida and Greater Noida in Gautam Buddh Nagar, according to officials.
The ranking was done on the basis of prefixed parameters by the Ministry of Home Affairs annually. Such an exercise is conducted to incentivise effective functioning of police stations and bring healthy competition among them, officials said.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath attended inauguration of 'Mahila' help desk in all 1535 Uttar Pradesh police stations via video conferencing.
All police stations across West Bengal have been put on alert amid the violence in Delhi over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), officials said on Tuesday.
In the statement, the ministry said, "Women help desks would focus on making the police stations more women friendly and approachable, as they would be the first and single point of contact for any woman walking into a police station."
The move came after massive uproar in the entire country over multiple instances of rape, attempt to murder and murder of the victims emerged in news headlines, raising questions over the security and safety of women in the country.
The women help desks would focus on making police stations more women-friendly and approachable, as they would be the first and single point of contact for any woman walking into a police station.
In view of the chief minister's directives, the government has given its approval for setting up one tourist police station each in Gorakhpur and Varanasi.
Along with the photograph of Sardar Patel, a message would also be sent so that the public and police personnel could draw inspiration from it.