Haryana CM inaugurates Police Mitra Kaksh at Karnal

Nov 24, 2017 18:50 | Haryana

Chandigarh, Nov 24 - Better co-ordination and liaison between the police and public in Haryana, an idea conceptualized by the Chief Minister, will become a reality when Mr Manohar Lal inaugurates the state’s first people-friendly ‘Police Mitra Kaksh’ in Karnal on November 27, 2017.

          Stating this here today, an official spokesman said Police Mitra Kaksh, patterned on its counterparts in other countries, had been initially set up in Karnal and Rohtak on a pilot basis. These will provide people services to the people within a given time-frame. 

In Karnal, one such Kaksh has been set up at the Civil Lines Police Station. It is a joint Police Mitra Kaksh of Women Police Station and the Civil Lines Police Station which had been constructed by the Police Housing Corporation at a cost of Rs. 30 lakh.

Such Mitra Kaksh have also been set up in the district police headquarters located in the mini-secretariat, and in Madhuban, Ghraunda, Indri, Butana and Assandh police stations at a cost of Rs 21 lakh each. One has also been set up in Rohtak.

The Mitra Kaksh would be equipped with modern facilities where an officer of the Police Department would be appointed in-charge and the staff would be computer-savvy. Everyone would be on duty in civil dress. Complaints of people would be settled here in a fixed time-frame.

The Kaksh would provide facilities like registration of grievances, registration of missing property, cyber cafe verification, hotel registration, and police participation in community liaison.

The fee for seeking information under the RTI Act would be Rs 10 and the desired information would be provided within 30 days. A sum of Rs  50 would be charged for facilities like character certificate, verification in case of employment, permission for religious and other function, police clearance certificate, permission for procession or demonstration or religious yatra, domestic help verification, permission for protest and strike, and verification of tenant.

All these facilities would be provided within 15 days. Verification period of private security agency will be done in 15 days but its fee has been fixed Rs 500, the spokesman added.