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India’s Top 10 Police Stations for 2020

  • 04 Dec 2020
  • 2 min read

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The Ministry of Home Affairs has released a list of the top 10 police stations in India for the year 2020.

Key Points

  • The annual ranking is done since 2015 when the Prime Minister announced such an exercise, while addressing the Directors General of Police’s Conference in Kutch, Gujarat.
  • Objective:
    • To rank the top 10 Police Stations out of 16,671 Police Stations in the country through data analysis, direct observation and public feedback.
  • Performance Parameter:
    • Property offences, crimes against women and weaker sections of the society etc.
    • This year, the government introduced three new parameters.
      • Missing persons, Unidentified found persons and Unidentified dead bodies.
  • Performance of Police Stations located in rural and remote areas has been worth appraising.
    • This indicates that while availability of resources is important, more important is the dedication and sincerity of police personnel to prevent and control crime and serve the nation.
  • Top 3 police station for 2020:
    • Nongpok Sekmai police station in Thoubal district of Manipur has topped the list.
    • AWPS-Suramangalam police station in Salem City of Tamil Nadu ranks second.
    • Kharsang police station in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Benefits of Annual Ranking:
    • To recognize the hard work and encourage and instill a sense of competitiveness in the police force.
    • It also provides a picture of the state of physical infrastructure, resources and deficiencies at the level of police stations.
    • The annual exercise of ranking police stations works as a constant guide for improvements.

Source: IE

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