9th Meeting of Special Task Force on Women’s Safety held


The Union Home Secretary Shri L.C. Goyal chaired the 9th Meeting of the Special Task Force set up to look into issues related to Safety and Security of Women here today. The meeting was attended by the Chairperson Delhi Commission for Women (DCW), Chief Secretary Delhi, Commissioner of Police Delhi, heads of different departments of the Delhi Government and senior officers from the Ministry of Home Affairs and other concerned Ministries of Government of India. The representatives of the Government of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh also attended the meeting.

The Commissioner of Police Delhi informed that the chargesheets are now being registered in the shortest possible time and the quality of investigation is being improved. Delhi police has planned to train about one lakh girls in self-defence training and about 66,190 girls have been trained in this field so far during current calendar year. The Task force was also informed that self-defence is being included in the syllabus of schools by the concerned authorities.

The Home Secretary asked the officers to focus on the issues of GPS and GPRS based tracking system and CCTVs in DTC busses. Street light and last mile connectivity to the houses from metro stations through suitable mode such as e-rickshaws, autos, shuttle service or any other cheap transport should be encouraged.

Shri Goyal asked the officers to implement all developmental works required for growth of Delhi as a Smart City. He also asked the NDMC and MCDs to improve the condition of roads, water and sewerage in their areas.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes the very best.

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