Bhubaneswar:13/6/20: Addressing senior officials of Odisha Police Organisation DIGs, SPs & DCPs through video conferencing, Chief Minister Shri
Naveen Patnaik appreciated them for enforcing COVID19 lockdown with restraint and human face as well as implementing ZeroWalkingInsideOdisha in letter and spirit.CM also praised ODRAF and Odisha Fire Service personnel for their inspiring work in relief and restoration operations in WestBengal after CycloneAmphan. Despite the threat of COVID19, the team from Odisha faced the situation boldly & helped people in distress in Kolkata.
CM said that people saw a human face in police actions and this should be carried forward. CM stressed that the war against COVID19 is not over yet and police personnel should be very alert to face the situation even more professionally, continuing the human face.
CM highlighted the importance of rationalisation of available manpower and asked DGP Odisha to prepare an action plan within a fortnight with proper planning to ensure the availability of sufficient manpower at the police station level.