Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal dedicated Dibrugarh Police Station which has been rebuilt under Mission for Overall Improvement of Thana for Responsive Image (MOITRI) at a programme held at Dibrugarh today.
Speaking on the occasion Chief Minister Sonowal said under MOITRI scheme in the first phase as many as 73 police stations will be renovated.
He also said that in the present situation where science and technology are ruling the roost the traditional practices of policing should be complimented with modern practices backed by science and technology. He said that State government has decided to renovate Dibrugarh Police Station under MOITRI scheme to empower the traditional method of policing by smart policing.
Chief Minister Sonowal said that Dibrugarh Police station has been playing crucial role in instilling the sense of security among the people for the last hundred years. He also said that under the present situation the police station has to play even greater role in view of the changing dynamics of crime. He also hailed the larger fraternity of Assam police for standing by the people in times of emergency as well as during general needs.
Chief Minister Sonowal also lauded the role of police during COVID-19 pandemic induced lockdown. He said that police have played the role of true friends by helping the people afflicted with various problems during the lockdown period. They even went to the extent of providing food to the people.