Whereas introducing the system for Lucknow and Noida earlier, CM Yogi Adityanath has mentioned that police reforms had been wanted desperately in UP however lack of political will had stalled the transfer (File photograph)
LUCKNOW: Slightly over a 12 months after it launched the police commissioner system for the cities of Lucknow and Noida in January 2020, the Uttar Pradesh authorities permitted the system for 2 extra cities, Varanasi and Kanpur.
Each cities will now get a police commissioner every who may even be outfitted with magisterial powers. The commissioners can be of ADG rank.
The Kanpur commissionerate will embody 34 police stations underneath Kanpur City while11 will come underneath Kanpur Outer. Equally, the Varanasi commissionerate will encompass 18 police stations underneath Varanasi City whereas the remaining 10 will fall underneath Varanasi Rural.
Whereas introducing the system for Lucknow and Noida earlier, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has mentioned that police reforms had been wanted desperately in UP however lack of political will had stalled the transfer. He had added that every one cities the place inhabitants is greater than 10 lakh ought to get the system, styled after the Delhi commissionerate system.
‘Lucknow and Noida system to be replicated’
A senior official mentioned that the system in place in Lucknow and Noida can be replicated in Kanpur and Varanasi. This implies, he mentioned, that completely different police officers could be made incharge of particular departments like crime in opposition to girls, site visitors and many others.
“The system in place in Lucknow and Noida has two IG-rank officers and 9 SPrank officers to help police commissioners. Girl officers of SP rank have been posted for ladies’s safety. SP-rank officers have been posted for site visitors and in addition for site visitors, lighting, CCTV digicam set up underneath Nirbhaya fund,” he mentioned.
The federal government will assess the regulation and order state of affairs, crime management, management of crime in opposition to girls and site visitors administration each six months to evaluate how the brand new system is working.
Magisterial powers can be offered to the police commissioner, joint CP, extra CP, deputy commissioner, extra deputy commissioner and assistant police commissioner.