CM dedicates newly built Bokakhat police station to the service of people
GOLAGHAT, Oct 12: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Saturday dedicated Bokakhat police station under MOITRI (Mission for Overall Improvement of Thana for Responsive Image) scheme to the service of the people at a function held at the police station campus at Bokakhat. The Bokakhat police station was set up during pre-independence period in the year 1905 and has been upgraded under MOITRI.
Speaking on the occasion chief minister Sonowal said, “Assam Police will have to present a reformed face with Smart Thana, Smart Police and qualitative services”. He said that police stations will have to be transformed into a centre of faith and credibility. He also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi in DGPs conference in Guwahati in 2015, called for Smart Police concept. Riding on the appeal of the Prime Minister, transformation of all the police stations of the state under MOITRI has been going to execute Prime Minister Modi’s smart police concept. Sonwoal also reiterated that the police forces should imbibe people friendly and responsive approach to instil a sense of security and safety among the people at large.
Sonowal also said that in the age of science and technology, a cut throat competition has been initiated and in order to survive in this competition, police forces need to empower themselves. Stating that Bokakhat Police station is an important police station which takes care of the safety and security needs of the tourists from the far flung areas to Kaziranga, Sonowal asked the police personnel to embrace smart police concept to help the people in need.
Agriculture Minister Atul Bora, Director General of Police Kuladhar Saikia also spoke on the occasion. MLA Bimal Bora, Chairman Assam Police Housing Corporation Limited Anil Kumar Jha and a host of senior police officers were present on the occasion.