CM’s programme of spot surprise inspection of development works and law and order announced, inspection programme to commence after completion of session of legislature in August
State to be divided into three zones to streamline development and law and order of the State
Senior officers for development and law and order to be appointed separately
The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh said that after the completion of session of the legislature in August, she would conduct surprise inspections to check progress of development and law and order of the State and if any shortcoming was detected then action against senior officers along with junior level officers would also be initiated. She said that the shortcomings detected during her surprise inspections undertaken during the months of February and March this year would also be tested during her forthcoming inspections. She said that the senior officers of the Government would also inspect the steps taken to remove these shortcomings.
With a view to streamlining the law and order and development of the State, the Hon’ble Chief Minister ji announced to divide the entire State into three zones and appointed separate senior officers to monitor development and law and order in these zones. She said that every zone had 06 divisions. These senior officers had been asked to spend 06 days of every month in their respective zones and devote full time and review development and law and order on the
parameters fixed by the Government. They would have to provide report to the Government as well. Detailed guidelines were being issued in this regard.
The Hon’ble Chief Minister ji was addressing a State-level development and law and order review meeting held at the Tilak Hall Secretariat here today. Giving strict orders to check atrocities on women and girls, the Hon’ble Chief Minister ji said that the FIR of incidents taking place with women, irrespective of their class and community, should be filed immediately and the guilty should be arrested. Besides, she said that if the case was complicated then a maximum of 10 days should be taken to solve it and the guilty should be punished. Referring to the incidents happening with women and girls, she said that if a criminal was not traceable within 10 days then legal action should be initiated as per the rules and if needed his property should be attached as well.
The Hon’ble Chief Minister ji said that if a police officer or an employee was found conniving with the criminals to manipulate the incident and implicated innocent people falsely then the guilty should be immediately suspended. If the misdeed of the police personnel was proven then he should be dismissed from the service. Besides, if the incident was of serious nature, then the police officer/personnel should be sent to jail under serious sections. Similar punitive action should be adopted against doctors protecting criminals in the incidents occurring with women.
Giving detailed directions to the officers regarding the incidents taking place with women and girls, the Hon’ble Chief Minister ji said that a one month long special drive should be launched at thana-level in all the districts from 1 July 2011. She directed all the DMs to hold a meeting on the HQs of their respective districts on June 29 at 10:00 a.m. She directed that the DM, SP/SSP/DIG, all Dy. SPs, all thana in-charges, SDM and CMO should attend this meeting.
All the thana in-charges of the State should prepare list of antisocial/ inhuman elements/persons with dubious character, which were involved in mischievous activities by launching a special drive from 1 July to 31 July 2011. After preparing list, the thana in-charges should call these people to thana separately and ask them to mend their
ways. They should also be warned to behave properly with women. If they don’t mend their ways, then they should be asked to submit personal bond and if they still indulge in anti-social activities then tough legal action should be initiated against them. Besides, thana in-charges should conduct surprise day and night patrolling of the areas where such people resided.
The Hon’ble Chief Minister ji said that to draw information relating to the criminals harassing women, other professional criminals, goondas, ruffians and mafias, five non-political SC, backward caste, Muslim and upper caste people active in social circles having good reputation should be cordially invited to thana by the thana in-charge every month. They would discuss the list of antisocial elements and draw information whether there was any improvement in their activities. Besides, they should also get information regarding elements trying to disturb the communal harmony of the area. Likewise, the police circle officers would hold similar meetings with five non-political reputed persons at the tehsillevels and the SSPs would hold similar meetings at the district-level every month to cross check the action taken in every police station and get feedback about the activities of the criminals. Directing the officers to deploy police force on public places frequented by women, she said that the district and tehsil-level police officers should keep an eye on the police patrolling.
The Hon’ble Chief Minister ji said that if the incidents with women and girls still occurred in any area, then action would be taken against the thana in-charge of that area along with the guilty. If the lodging of FIR was delayed and efforts were made to shield the accused, then the suspension of thana in-charge should be initiated. She said that if the case was serious then legal action should be initiated against him and he should be dismissed from the services and sent to jail under serious sections. The Hon’ble Chief Minister ji said that if the police personnel were found guilty in the crimes against women then they should be dismissed from the services as per the rules and sent to jail as well.
The Dy. SPs of those police circles where the crime against women showed upward trend, would be given adverse entries and their promotion would be put on hold and if needed they would be demoted as well. Likewise, if incidents against women and girls showed rise in a district then similar action would be taken against the DM/SP/SSP/DIG.
Giving directives the Hon’ble Chief Minister ji said that all the Dy. SPs would review the incidents taking place with women and other crimes at the thana-level and submit its report at the monthly review meeting to be held at the district-level, which would be attended by district-level officers of police, DM and all the SDMs.
Thereafter, the district-level officers of police would send report to the Government, where month-wise and district-wise thorough review of the report would be undertaken. She directed the police and administrative officers of the field to maintain better relationship with the media and to inform the media persons about the latest condition and action taken in any incident occurred in their area.
The Hon’ble Chief Minister ji directed the officers to launch a drive to check occurrence of other crimes as well. She directed the officers to launch a drive against professional criminals and maintain peace. She asked the officers to keep an eye on the activities of elements trying to disturb the communal harmony of the areas. The Hon’ble Chief Minister ji directed the divisional commissioners and the DMs to attend to the requirements of the people on priority basis. They should focus on drinking water supply, power, roads, PDS, land acquisition, de-silting of nullahs, ponds and canals. She said that proper implementation of Dr. Ambedkar Gram Sabha Vikas Yojana and Manyawar Sri Kanshiram ji Shahri Samagra Vikas Yojana should also be ensured. Besides, the patta land under illegal possession should be freed and provided to the patta holders.
She also directed that black marketing of essential commodities and adulteration of food articles should be checked. Besides, distribution of various pensions and scholarships should also be monitored. She also asked them to check the quality of important Government schemes and very important Government construction works of public interest. Directing the officers to dispose of complaints received during tehsil and thana diwas and to remain available in
their offices during the office time, she said that stringent action would be initiated against those found guilty. The Hon’ble Chief Minister ji directed the Government level senior officers looking after development and law and order to
perform their duties with honesty and dedication. She asked them to review the progress of their departmental works and take tough legal action against officers/employees showing laxity and maligning the image of the Government. She said that tough action should be initiated against the officers/employees indulging in corruption or found guilty of misconduct. She said that inquiry should be set-up against such officers/employees and action should be taken against
them. She said that her Government had given full liberty to the officers to work without any pressure and within the jurisdiction of law.