The Assam Police on Thursday announced the spokesperson for the main headquarters situated in Guwahati.
This comes after the appointment of Gyanendra Pratap Singh as the new director general of police (DGP) following the retirement of Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta.
According to reports, inspector general of police (IGP) Prasanta Kumar Bhuyan has been appointed as the new spokesperson.
This was notified by orders of the new Assam DGP GP Singh. It may be noted that on January 31, GP Singh took charge as the new DGP of Assam with outgoing Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta’s term ending.
Addressing a press conference at the DGP headquarters in Guwahati, DGP GP Singh expressed his eagerness to work for the people of Assam.
The new DGP said, “I will execute my duties and responsibilities towards the people of Assam with due respect. During my term as the DGP, I will try to work for the best interest of the people of the state and try to give a new look to the police.”
“I want to provide a good platform for officers of Assam Police. I will try to complete all works which were started by outgoing DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta. The works initiated in the last three years will be given a new direction,” GP Singh said.
He also said that serious issues of the state will be given prime importance.
GP Singh said, “All designated officers have to look into serious issues faced by the people. We will also have to focus on issues that are taking a centre stage on social media. We will try to strengthen and improve social media platforms.”
He further said that if needed, a police officer has to exceed his duty hours.
Singh said, “Top police officers at the district level have to work till 1 am if needed. Problems of female officers will be also looked into. Women officers sometimes face health problems due to lack of hygienic toilet facilities. Therefore better facilities will be made available for female officers at all spots.”