Mysore, May 22 UNI | 2 months ago

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today inaugurated the new building of Police Training School and laid foundation stones for as many as six various projects of Police Department.

The projects included construction of Police Commissioner's Office, 216 Police quarters, 24 SI quarters being built in Jyothinagar, Hebbal, Jalpuri, Jockey Quarters and Saraswathipuram in city, 156 quarters for constables in Nanjangud, H D Kote, T N Pur, Bannur, Sargur and Periyapatna, CAR office and ACP office complex, guest houses for SIs and dormitory and entertainment rooms for Armed Reserve personnel to be built at a cost of Rs 113 crore by Karnataka State Police Housing Corporation (KSPHC) Limited.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Siddaramaiah, stating that safety of people is the responsibility of the police, said these projects would benefit the police so that they can serve the people more efficiently.

He lauded the efforts of Police Commissioner Dr M A Saleem for implementing strict rules to keep the city safe.

To mark the occasion, the City Police, in their bid to implement strict traffic rules launched 'Public Eye' programme where the public can capture photos of those violating traffic rules and upload the same to the Mysore city Police website. 'Public Eye' was launched by Home Minister K J George.

In case of violations of traffic rules or offences where Police personnel are not present the public can capture the incidents on their mobile phones and upload them to the Police website.

With this unique project, the Police, with the help of public participation, is hoping to bring down the number of traffic violation and other petty crimes in the city.

(Posted on 22-05-2014)