NAGALAND: CM Neiphiu Rio inaugurates new office building of IGP (Intelligence) in state

NAGALAND: CM Neiphiu Rio inaugurates new office building of IGP (Intelligence) in state

KOHIMA | August 16, 2019:

Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio today inaugurated the new office building of the Inspector General of Police (Intelligence), PHQ,Kohima.

Er. Kahuto Sumi, Chief Engineer,Police Engineering project while giving a brief technical report said that the project had commenced on 20 Nov,2011 and completed on 24 July,2019.

He said it took 8 years to complete the project as there was some issues concerning to land dispute and hence the delay. The actual total cost of the project at the time of the completion was Rs.5,48,49,595 , he said.

Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio congratulated DGP Nagaland and all the officers of Nagaland police for the new office building.

Addressing the gathering, Rio said that Nagaland is at the cusp of history, "we are very near to the final settlement of the Naga Political Issue. Nagaland Police has a very important role to play for maintenance of public order-this would further increase with the final solution as then Nagaland Police will take over all law and order responsibilities-part of which is being handled by Assam Rifles today."

He added that the above said would require modernization & up-gradation of infrastructure of Nagaland Police and training of manpower.

Emphasizing on the new threats & security challenges of the State, Rio said, "the challenges before the police & law enforcing agencies include non traditional security threats along with traditional insurgency related threats (emerging from influx of illegal immigrants)".

Rio congratulating the Nagaland Police, said Nagaland stands second after Himachal Pradesh to launch the Emergency Response Support System(ERSS), he said the initiative of Tourist Police was lauded by all and helped organise an incident free Hornbill Festival last year.

He also lauded NP for their hard-work in helping Nagaland win the award of the best small state in Law&Order at India Today Conclave of States in 2018.

Rio was also happy to learn that the Bomb Detection & Disposal Squad (BDDS), a specialized wing of the Intelligence establishment, which provides services of anti sabotage checks, detection of IED's has successfully disposed off about 500 assorted World war II vintage bombs especially, in Kohima, which is major theatre in the war.

Rio also presented certificates of appreciation to the officers and constable's for their bravery during service.

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