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Police department should carry out its duties in a professional manner:Naveen Patnaik

Cuttack18/9/17;:Emphasizing on the importance of curbing crime against women & children, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik urged the police department to carry out its duties in a professional manner.

Speaking at the closing ceremony of 65th Police Duty Meet in Cuttack today, Patnaik said, “Odisha Police has made progress, particularly with increasing use of scientific aids in investigation and inculcation of scientific temper among its personnel.” Patnaik asked police personnel to take up crimes and offences against women, children, Dalits and Tribals on a priority basis and deal with them in a meticulous manner.

“The government has initiated various steps to enhance security of women. We have also put in place systems for close monitoring of crimes against women,” Patnaik added. With cyber crime emerging as a major challenge, Patnaik said, three more cyber police stations will be established in Rourkela, Sambalpur and Berhampur and few more are also in pipeline.

The CM also lauded the efforts of Crime Branch for its Operation Muskan III which was launched with assistance from other nodal agencies within and outside Odisha. As many as 3,622 missing children were traced within Odisha while another 126 children were rescued from Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and New Delhi under Operation Muskan III this year.

“The police duty meet will help officers to enhance their investigative skills including forwarding of exhibits, cyber crime, technical surveillance, criminal law and procedures and other aspects,” said DGP RP Sharma.




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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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