Odisha’s Tarava Police Station Among India’s Best 10 PS

Bhubaneswar: Tarava Police Station in Odisha’s Subarnapur district has been adjudged as one of the 10 best police stations in the country, official sources said on Wednesday.

Tarava Police Station has been selected in the annual ranking of police stations for the year 2018, said DGP R P Sharma while handing over the certificate and memento to Debi Prasad Dash, SP Subarnapur and Dulamani Bhoi, Inspector-in- charge (IIC) of Tarava police station.

The certificate has been issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Earlier in the DGPs/IGPs conference-2016, it was decided to award 10 best performing police stations of the country on the basis of their performance on various angles.

Bureau of Police Research and Development had suggested a performance measurement system for grading the police stations. Tarava Police Station got the award on the basis of performance measurement system as it fulfilled all the criteria, the DGP said.

Quality Council of India (QCI) was entrusted to carry out the survey for grading police stations across the country.

The criteria for measuring the best police stations include smart policing, use of technology in delivery of services, citizen centric policing, public relations and community policing, people friendly policing, women and child friendly policing, better grievance redressal mechanism and others.

The DGP congratulated SP Subarnapur and IIC and staff of Tarava police station.