Noida, Greater Noida get 37 new hi-tech PCR vans aimed at better policing
The UP government on its way to uplift the decaying law and order situation of the state and launched 37 hi-tech PCR vans in Noida and Greater Noida under UP100 scheme. These vans will work on centralised emergency response system and will provide help within 15-20 minutes after a complaint is lodged.
The UP Police officials brought these vehicles to the roads on Thursday night. IG Meerut, Ajay Anand, flagged off the 27 new Toyota Innovas and 10 Mahindra Bolero cars from Sector 14A, Noida. As many as 18 PCR vans will work in Noida while 18 have been provided to Greater Noida and one van will be reserved for the control room. The hi-tech PCR vans will be loaded with wireless, first aid kits, smart phones, GPS and accident crime scene preservation kit. They are set up to provide round-the-clock emergency services relating to public safety.
“UP100 scheme will surely provide seamless and quick police help and will enhance public safety. Every complaint made at police helpline 100 number will be mandatory to get registered and the officials won’t be able to hide any case. This will surely improve the negative image of UP Police among people,” said Ajay Anand, IG (Meerut zone), UP Police.
Each PCR van will be directly linked with the control room in Lucknow via GPS. The call of any complaint will be answered as well as recorded at Lucknow police control room. The call recording along with the complainant’s name and number will be sent to the smart mobile of the nearest PCR to the victim’s place. The PCR will reach the spot and will inform the nearest police station for any major incident. Till the time, the local police reach the spot, the PCR police unit will provide the necessary help to the victim. The photograph of the spot and the investigation report will then be sent to the control room through the PCR mobile phone.