Sunday , October 24 2021

Tourism policing- Udaipur police launch help cards, helpline number for tourists security

Udaipur : In a bid to curb crime in the city and to ensure safe stay for lakes of tourists arriving here every year,  Udaipur police has launched help cards, whatsapp helpline number and a special software for increased security. IG police Vishal Bansal and other authorities launched the new services on Tuesday.  Help cards would be kept  at airports, railway stations and bus stands, the key points of entries where tourists are most susceptible to being cheated or harassed. Elaborating the idea Udaipur SP Kunwar Rashtradeep told Udaipur Kiran ” Through these help cards,  visitors can easily reach us in any case of emergency.

The cards carry numbers of Tourist police station, women help line, control room and whatsapp helpline. Assistance would reach them immediately and they would not require to move door to door seeking any help in cases like accidents,  theft or harassment of any sort at the hands of locals while touring in Udaipur”. Another innovation is the inception of ‘ Intezam’ software which would direct the police force mainly the constables about their duty point and shifts.  Earlier in the manual way,  it took 200-300 pages order that would tell the personnel about their duty chart, however with the new software,  the constables would not have to wait for a roll call or instructions from superiors to report or leave their duty point.

“We have also introduced a whatsapp helpline number for the common public. Anyone who see vandalism, hooliganism on roads or even any incident of lawlessness can make a video of the same and post on the helpline number.  The helpline number would be monitored 24 hours by security personnel in shifts at the SP office and immediate measures would be taken to nab the culprits” Collector Bishnu Charan Mallick informed.

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