Barinder Saluja, Chandigarh,Nov.138: The Punjab Governor and Administrator, Union Territory, Chandigarh, Mr. Shivraj V. Patil after inspecting the Raising Day Parade of Chandigarh Police, which was celebrated for the first time after its inception on November 1, 1966, said that all efforts would be made to make Chandigarh Police a Model Force, which will be perfect in all respects. He said required help would be provided from all quarters to raise its standard to Model Force. He said for this cooperation, determination and devotion of the Chandigarh Police force is also required. Mr. Patil said, Police Force have to face challenges of terrorism and the destructive activities of other anti-social elements. The responsibilities of the police force are manifold and only well trained well equipped and well motivated police personnel can carry out these duties effectively and fruitfully. The Administrator said that while maintaining law and order, the police have a duty to ensure that the guilty are not spared but the innocents are not harmed at any cost. The highly professional and unbiased humane approach on the part of police can go a long way in bridging the gap between police and public and also to win the confidence of the people.
Mr. Patil said the job of police force is not easy and it will become more difficult as anti social elements are adopting new techniques to break the laws. Therefore, you have to keep on thinking and update your skills to check them effectively. For this force should be physically strong and mentally prepared. More
weapons vehicles and required infrastructure would be provided to you by the Chandigarh Administration, he added. Appreciating the role of Chandigarh Police, Mr. Patil said the Chandigarh Administration is committed to provide better education and health services to families of police personnel. He said that we will make all efforts to find out way for constructing houses for police employees also. Speaking on the occasion Mr P K Srivastiva IGP Chandigarh, said that the Chandigarh Police have taken new initiative to provide computer training to the under-privileged children. He said so far 1823 constables has been passed out after completing their training.
Prominent amongst others who present on the occasion included Mr. M.P. Singh , Secretary to Governor, Punjab, Mr. Pradip Mehra, Adviser to Administrator,
Mr. Ram Niwas, Home Secretary, Mr. Sanjay Kumar, Finance Secretary, Mr. Brajinder Singh, Deputy Commissioner, Mr. NaunNihal Singh, SSP, Mr. D.K.
Tiwari, MD, CITCO, Mr. Alok Kumar, SSP (HQs), Mr. H.S. Doon, SP Security, Mr. R.S. Ghuman, SP Operation and Training along with senior and police officers
of the UT Administration.