Chandigarh, Jan 21, 2022 (Yes Punjab News)
Haryana Police’s efforts aimed at making the women aware of the need for reporting the crime have shown fruitful results, as, 1872 out of more than 77,000 calls received on Women Helpline Number 1091 were converted into FIRs during last year.
Sharing the details here today, Director General of Police, (DGP), Haryana Sh. P.K. Agrawal said that well-trained Women Police personnel deputed to attend the calls on the helpline were not only securing their safety and security, besides instilling confidence and courage among the women residing, working, and commuting in the state.
The trust in Police’s digital initiative – Durga Shakti Mobile app was also seen increased, as 13327 new users were added to this app during the same period taking the total count to more than 2.31 lakhs. On the complaints received through this app, Police has lodged 48 FIRs, taken preventive action in 34 instances, and 1583 matters were resolved amicably.
He said that the primary objective of Haryana Police in the field of Women Safety was to sensitize the Women about the need for reporting the crime and helping the Police in booking the offenders. Earlier, many women used to hesitate in reporting crimes against them but with increased awareness and other initiatives launched by Haryana Police, the reporting of crime against women has also increased, he added.
Sh. Agrawal informed that Haryana Police has launched various social awareness initiatives, including its exemplary one-month-long ‘Jagriti Yatra’ cycle expedition in which a team of 16 Police Women cyclists covered a distance of 1400 kms while heading towards 23 Police districts across the state.
“We are committed to ensuring the safety and security of women and are taking all possible steps on the lines of this thought,” he added.
As a result of coordinated and continuous efforts, Haryana Police also performing very well on the ITSSO dashboard, which is an online module available to law enforcement agencies at all levels that allow the state police to undertake real-time monitoring and management for completion of investigation in rape cases. Haryana Police is currently at sixth position in India with a compliance rate of 56.7 %”, he added.
To make the reporting of Crime Against Women more convenient, Women Police stations are functioning actively across the state. 239 Women Help Desks have also been set up at various Police stations to instill a sense of confidence among women and encourage them to immediately report a crime without any fear.