first_imgThe Ministry of Finance, during the hearing, told the The Ministry of Finance, during the hearing, told the court that they have agreed to creation of 4,227 posts for the proposal of separation of crime investigation and law order functions.”The matter for creation of posts would be processed as and when the report of the high-level committee is finalized and provided to the Department of Expenditure, the Ministry of Finance.”Since the committee report is yet to be received, this department has no specific timeline of the proposals and plan of action with regard to improving policing in Delhi,” the Ministry said.To which the court said that the government must take some appropriate steps as the public is taking law in their hand.”We can only express anguish, you (government) are the executive, you will have to implement the directions given by the court,” the bench added.The court was also told that the number of lines of police helpline no. 100 has been increased from 60 to 100, women helpline no. 1091 has been increased from four to ten and 370 and additional PCR vans sanctioned, which takes the fleet to 1000.”All civic agencies have initiated action to install CCTV cameras in their jurisdiction,” the affidavit filed by the MHA said, adding that “we are taking every step to ensure safety of women, like we have also installed CCTV cameras in many DTC buses, bus queue shelters and schools.”To this the court asked the agencies concerned here to advertise the facilities and help they have made available to the citizens. PTI PPS ABA HMP PALadvertisementlast_img

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