BY TC News Desk
Agartala, November 18: Dharmanagar witnessed a significant event with the inauguration of the Police Welfare Fund at the premises of the North District Police Superintendent’s office on Saturday at 10 am. The inaugural function was graced by the presence of State ADGP Anurag Dhankar. North District Magistrate Debapriya Bardhan also attended the ceremony, highlighting the importance of the occasion.
North Tripura District’s Superintendent of Police Bhanupada Chakraborty delivered the welcome speech, expressing the positive impact expected from the newly established Police Welfare Fund. With the inauguration of this fund, both active and retired police personnel will have access to essential items at considerably reduced prices compared to the market rates.
ADGP Anurag Dhankar, in his address, underscored the importance of effective traffic management in the region. Recognizing the prevalence of accidents amid the growing population and increased vehicular traffic, he emphasized the unfortunate outcomes of accidental deaths, particularly affecting individuals aged 18 to 45. Dhankar urged everyone, including retired police personnel, to contribute their experience to enhance current traffic management practices.
Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha called for increased awareness and resistance against drug addiction. He stressed that achieving a drug-free Tripura requires collective efforts, with the active participation of both police personnel and the general public. Dr. Saha highlighted the crucial role of public awareness in facilitating the smoother execution of police duties in combating drug-related issues.
The inauguration of the Police Welfare Fund in Uttar district is hailed as a noteworthy addition to the police’s endeavours, signifying a positive step toward enhancing the well-being of both active and retired police personnel in the region.