28 January 2020
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched three transformational projects of Odisha Police under 5-T aimed at reducing human interface with Government offices. The three projects include Virtual Police Station, Road Accident Case Documents Module and Medico-Legal Opinion System.
Launching these projects at a function at Lok Seva Bhawan, the Chief Minister said that the State Government is committed to provide citizen-centric governance under 5-T. These initiatives will effectively reduce the necessity of citizens to visit Police Stations.
Virtual Police Station:
Road Accident Case Documents Module:
Medico-Legal Opinion System:
Minister of State for Home Dibya Sankar Mishra said that the effect of 5-T initiatives visible in the Home Department. There is a visible transformation in the behaviour towards women and children at Police Stations
DGP Abhaya outlined the details of the three initiatives. 5-T Secretary VK Pandian appreciated the transformation that is going through the Police Department. He said that the Government is receiving good feedback on police activities in the districts.
Pandian also expressed happiness over the removal of middlemen from institutions like Hospitals and RTOs. lie also appreciated the police department for taking huge steps for solving industrial disputes. He also interacted with the SPs of some districts to get an idea about the understanding of the officials on three transformational project) which were launched today.
On the occasion, Naveen said, this is a first transformational project under 5T initiative, the Police Department is going to implement. I congratulate the entire Department for this endeavour. “One of the main objectives under 5T is to reduce the necessity for the public to go to the Government offices. The virtual Police Station that has been inaugurated today is a huge step in this regard,” he said.
One of the major problems faced by the public while lodging FIR in theft cases is jurisdiction issue. With the launch of virtual Police Station in the Motor Vehicle theft cases, the public can now directly lodge FIR online in a hassle-free manner, the Chief Minister said.
“Another major issue relating to the settlement of insurance claim in road accident cases was the availability of relevant documents. This will be solved by the online Road Accident Case Module. This will do away the role of middlemen, which will, in effect reduce corruption,” he added.
“The third Transformational project, the Medico-Legal Opinion System will help both the Police and the Doctors ensure transparency, reduce delay and also lessen extraneous considerations while giving medical opinion,” the Chief Minister added.