Panaji: July 21, 2016 …. Chief Minister Shri Laxmikant Parsekar flagged off 68 motorcycles for different sections of Goa Police Department at Altinho recently.
Inspector General of Police Shri Sunil Garg, DIG Shri Vimal Gupta and other senior officers were present.
Under the State Modernization Scheme an Amount of Rs. 32,69082/- was sanctioned in the year 2016 towards the purchase of 69 nos. of motorcycle and the same has been purchased by the Police Department and allotted to:-
20 Motor Cycles have been allotted to the North District Police Stations, 19 Nos. of Motor Cycles have been allotted to the South District Police Stations, 10 Nos. of Motor Cycles have been allotted to the Traffic Cell, 5 Nos. of Motor Cycles have been allotted to the Special Branch and 14 Nos of Motor Cycles have been allotted to the Coastal Security Police Stations and other Units.
The Motor Cycles are allotted to strengthen the existing mobility in order to maintain Law and Order, Beat System, Traffic duties, collection of intelligence, tenant verification, passport verification etc.
Besides above there is a proposal of 71 number of new vehicles (43 four wheelers and 28 two wheelers) against condemnation is under consideration and soon same number of vehicles will be purchased by the Department in order to strengthen the mobility.
Chief Minister said, Safety is the priority of the Government and these motorcycles will help Police mobility in connection with the tenant verification and other law and order matters.