Odisha CM Flags Off 190 Police Vehicles To Enhance Operational Capacities
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday dedicated 190 new police vehicles in the service of the people. Addition of these vehicles to the fleet will enhance the operational capacities of the law and enforcement agency.
The Odisha Police have taken a transformative step with the inclusion of these 190 vehicles.
A total of 224 vehicles of various categories will be added to the police fleet in 2023-24 with a budgetary provision of Rs 33 Crore. The remaining 34 Vehicles will be received soon, an official release said.
Of the new vehicles, 44 will be deployed to strengthen Police stations in mining areas to expedite patrolling and overcome the problem of illegal mining of minerals across the state.
This addition of vehicles is in line with the commitment to improving public safety, quick response time during emergencies, ensuring justice, solving crimes, and creating a secure environment for Odisha citizens.
Under the direction and guidance of the Chief Minister, the state Police have taken a substantial stride towards creating a safer and more secure Odisha for all its residents.