Odisha Approves Rs 17.4 Crore For Police Stations To Provide Better Services

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has approved an additional annual contingency fund of Rs 17.5 crore for 587 police stations across the State to enable them to provide better services to public under the “Mo Sarkar” initiative.

Under this contingency fund, all the 44 police stations under Commissionerate Police will get monthly Rs 40,000 each, 142 city police stations will get Rs 30,000 each and 351 police stations located in rural areas will get Rs 20,000 each.

Similarly, four Women Police stations, five Traffic Police stations, 15 Railway Police stations, four Cyber Police stations, one Economic Offences Police station, one HRPC Police station one Crime Branch Police station and one STF Police station will get Rs 30,000 per month while 18 Marine Police stations will receive Rs 20,000 per month under this programme.