Port Blair, Sept 9: The Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi today launched the Andaman & Nicobar Police Mobile Apps and District Police Website at a function held at the Police Head Quarters at Atlanta Point here this morning. The Lt. Governor was accorded an impressive Guard of Honour on arrival at the Police Head Quarters.
Addressing the gathering of all ranks of A&N Police and media persons soon after the launch, the Lt. Governor expressed his happiness over the launch of Police Apps & District Police Website and said it will increase the connectivity & communication between the public and police besides bringing transparency in policing.
The person living in the remote area gauge the work of the Administration by the performance of the police, said the Lt. Governor asking the Police to be people friendly and perform their duty with utmost sincerity & devotion, to match the expectations of the general public.
The Lt. Governor mentioned that the general public can use the application launched today to ingress any of the Police portal services apart from District and Police Stations specific information. The Lt. Governor said that A & N Police is an integral part of the Administration and that the Police must adapt to the issues of our societies and to handle the issues concerning ordinary citizens, in the best possible manner. He also emphasized the importance of beat system of policing for strengthening the Administration and police at the ground level.
The Lt Governor also felicitated the Officers of NIC and others who assisted the A&N Police in developing the apps and websites and gave away prizes to the winners of the short film contest on social issues conducted by the A&N Police recently. He also released the A&N Police Quarterly News Letter and a CD containing video clipping on social issues. A video on social issues was also screened for the gathering on the occasion.
Earlier, welcoming the Lt Governor and others in the function, the Director General of Police, Shri Rajesh Malik said, technological intervention can go a long way in improving the quality of service and can help us win the trust and respect of the community, which is an essential pre-requisite of any successful police force. The A&N Police is fully committed to serve in a transparent and honest manner, the DGP added.
The A&N Police has taken a number of significant steps to provide a clean, transparent and responsive police and also to decrease the human interface so as to reduce complaints of harassment and corruption. The Apps and website launched today will enhance the technological intervention in providing better service delivery to the citizens of A&N Islands, he said. The DGP also presented a memento to the Lt Governor on the occasion.
The function concluded with the vote of thanks proposed by the Inspector General of Police, Shri N S Bundela. The Apps is available on Google Play store. The website contains all necessary information viz list of OPs, JPPs, LOPs, do’s and don’ts for tourists. The links to the A&N Police App is http://spsa.and.nic.in/
Files/A&N Police.apk while the website for South Andaman District Police will be http://spsa.and.nic.in, for N&M Andaman it will be http://spnma.and.nic.in and for Nicobar District Police it will be http://spcn.and.nic.in.