Manipur Police Patrol Unit meant for Imphal city was formally launched at Chief Minister’s Secretariat in Imphal.
The state chief minister N Biren Singh along with Manipur Legislative Assembly deputy Speaker K Robindro, MLAs L Susindro (Khurai), Th Satyabrata (Yaiskul), DGP Manipur L M Khaute launched the police patrol unit on Saturday.
To mark symbolic launching of the units, chief minister Biren who holds the Home portfolio, handed over the keys to Jogeshchandra Haobijam and K Meghachandra, the SPs of of Imphal East and Imphal West districts respectively.
The police patrol unit which is to be operated within Imphal West and Imphal East districts will be manned by selected police officers and personnel of both the districts as the police department procured 15 Innova cars for its regular operationalization.
The initiative is said to be a milestone for the Police Department and will go a long way in improving its overall efficiency and morale of the force apart from enhancing the image of Manipur Police.
Additional DGP (L/O) Manipur L Kailun, IGPs Clay Khongsai, I K Muivah and SPs of the two districts were also present in the day’s event.
Meanwhile, donations to the Chief Minister’s COVID-19 Relief Fund are still continuing from different sections of the society.
On Saturday Yaiskul MLA Th Satyabrata Singh, Imphal Art College, Irengbam Thamcha Devi Nursing & Health Care and Th Jadumani Singh Khangabok donated Rs one lakh each and Manipur Science and Technology Council donated Rs 28,463.
Manipur Traditional Food, Sharma Shandes House Eigya Chandigi Chaksang donated Rs 1,000, Khamba Singh Langpokpam donated Rs 1,000 and Manipur University Casual/Contract/Engaged Staff Association donated Rs 50,000.
Former deputy Speaker M K Preshow Shimray donated Rs 31,000, Directorate of Agriculture donated Rs 500,000, MA, OBC and MOBEDS donated Rs 239,855, Manipur State AIDS Control Society donated Rs 263,328, M Barish Sharma donated Rs 10,000, N Nimbus Singh donated Rs 10,000 and Dr Mohammed Rakiuddin donated Rs 35,000.