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Mahendar Reddy takes over as in-charge Telangana DGP


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Mahendar Reddy takes over as in-charge Telangana DGP

2017-12-23 19:44:51

Mahendar Reddy takes over as in-charge Telangana DGP

The News Bureau

The new director general of police and head of police force of Telangana, M Mahendar Reddy, is known for consistent efforts to bring in systematic changes in the department to ensure speedy delivery of transparent services for the people.Reddy, a 1986 batch IPS officer took charge as the DGP from his predecessor Anurag Sharma on the latter’s retirement on November 12. On his retirement, government appointed Sharma as dvisor to the state government on internal security.

After assuming charge as the incharge DGP, Reddy said, “As the police chief, my responsibility and my first duty is to fulfill the expectations of people in terms of continuing the best traditions of Telangana Police and improve them in terms of service delivery".Since the formation of Telangana, the police in the state has taken long strides in terms of service delivery, technology improvements, process improvement and leadership practises, he said.

Telangana Police has endeared itself to the people in all aspects through 'citizen friendly' initiatives and community partnerships, Reddy added.Before being appointed as the DGP, Reddy was Hyderabad Police Commissioner. During his three and a half years tenure, Reddy brought sea changes in the city police set up. He strongly believed in utilizing technology as a force multiplier and gave a strong push for innstallation of several thousands of CCTV cameras both on behalf of the government and also with the public partnership. During his tenure, city police won awards for its apps such as Hawkeye.

Recognising the need for hard work turned out by police personnel across all ranks, he introduced an evaluation system across all verticals and the best performers got rewards. This brought a huge change in the functioning of the lower level police officials. Reddy also gave a push for people friendly policing. On the other hand, he crushed criminal activities with iron hand with the use of PD Act against habitual offenders. About 1000 criminals were detained under PD Act, which brought he chain snatching and other such offenses under control.

After assuming charge as the DGP, Reddy said, "We would like to translate all the initiatives of Hyderabad City Police across all the police units in the state"."We also would like ensure that all the police stations are transformed into citizen friendly units and responsive service delivery units," he added.

"We have a vision to ensure that common people and everybody must have free access to the police services, get good response and get justice for their grievances," he said. To a query, Reddy said "Immediate priority is to define the service delivery standards for three commissionerates in Hyderabad, all the remaining Police commissionerates in the state and rural police districts and then put in place a framework to achieve these standards over a period of time".

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Mahendar Reddy takes over as in-charge Telangana DGP

2017-12-23 19:44:51

The News Bureau

The new director general of police and head of police force of Telangana, M Mahendar Reddy, is known for consistent efforts to bring in systematic changes in the department to ensure speedy delivery of transparent services for the people.Reddy, a 1986 batch IPS officer took charge as the DGP from his predecessor Anurag Sharma on the latter’s retirement on November 12. On his retirement, government appointed Sharma as dvisor to the state government on internal security.

After assuming charge as the incharge DGP, Reddy said, “As the police chief, my responsibility and my first duty is to fulfill the expectations of people in terms of continuing the best traditions of Telangana Police and improve them in terms of service delivery".Since the formation of Telangana, the police in the state has taken long strides in terms of service delivery, technology improvements, process improvement and leadership practises, he said.

Telangana Police has endeared itself to the people in all aspects through 'citizen friendly' initiatives and community partnerships, Reddy added.Before being appointed as the DGP, Reddy was Hyderabad Police Commissioner. During his three and a half years tenure, Reddy brought sea changes in the city police set up. He strongly believed in utilizing technology as a force multiplier and gave a strong push for innstallation of several thousands of CCTV cameras both on behalf of the government and also with the public partnership. During his tenure, city police won awards for its apps such as Hawkeye.

Recognising the need for hard work turned out by police personnel across all ranks, he introduced an evaluation system across all verticals and the best performers got rewards. This brought a huge change in the functioning of the lower level police officials. Reddy also gave a push for people friendly policing. On the other hand, he crushed criminal activities with iron hand with the use of PD Act against habitual offenders. About 1000 criminals were detained under PD Act, which brought he chain snatching and other such offenses under control.

After assuming charge as the DGP, Reddy said, "We would like to translate all the initiatives of Hyderabad City Police across all the police units in the state"."We also would like ensure that all the police stations are transformed into citizen friendly units and responsive service delivery units," he added.

"We have a vision to ensure that common people and everybody must have free access to the police services, get good response and get justice for their grievances," he said. To a query, Reddy said "Immediate priority is to define the service delivery standards for three commissionerates in Hyderabad, all the remaining Police commissionerates in the state and rural police districts and then put in place a framework to achieve these standards over a period of time".