The Gautam Budh Nagar police commissionerate has proposed two new police stations in Greater Noida West with a view to enhance policing within the space that’s dwelling to 250 residential societies and several other city villages, housing a inhabitants of 900,000, mentioned senior police officers within the know of the matter.
In accordance with Noida police commissioner Laxmi Singh, the commissionerate despatched a proposal to the Uttar Pradesh authorities on August 5 searching for approval for two new police stations for the area.
“The two new police stations which have been proposed are Gaur Metropolis police station for the Gaur Metropolis built-in township with an estimated inhabitants of 350,000 folks and Cherry County police station for residential societies positioned in Techzone 3, 4 sectors with a inhabitants of 300,000. The Bisrakh police station will thereafter cater to roughly 300,000 folks,” mentioned the commissioner, including that after the proposal is authorised, the police stations shall be made purposeful by the division as quickly as attainable.
In accordance with the requirements set by the ministry of dwelling affairs, there needs to be one police station per lakh (100,000) inhabitants in city areas and one police station per 50,000 inhabitants in rural areas, officers mentioned.
The proposal was drafted by the in-charge of the Bisrakh police station Anil Kumar Rajpoot.
“All of Greater Noida West, which has come up as a densely populated housing hub, falls beneath the Bisrakh police station. Aside from catering to 256 residential high-rise societies — every society having over 5,000 flats — the police station additionally caters to not less than 15 city villages. Because of the increasing inhabitants, two extra police stations will assist in higher policing,” mentioned Rajpoot.
In accordance with police information, a complete of 705 FIRs have been registered on the Bisrakh police station from January 1. 2023 to August 25, 2023.
A separate police station for the realm has been a longstanding demand of residents as effectively.
“Every day, new individuals are shifting to Greater Noida West as possession of flats is being granted in new societies. Consequently, there’s a dire want for extra police stations in Greater Noida West. Furthermore, residents need to journey not less than 12 to fifteen kilometers simply to achieve the native police station,” mentioned Manish Kumar, a resident of Ecovillage-1, Greater Noida West.
Earlier in June, a delegation of the Noida Extension Flat Homeowners Welfare Affiliation (NEFOWA) had raised the demand for extra police stations to chief minister Yogi Adityanath within the presence of police chief Laxmi Singh.
“We had raised the matter with the CM within the presence of the police commissioner on June 25 when he was within the metropolis. We knowledgeable him that road crime has elevated rather a lot, with snatching incidents being reported virtually day-after-day. Residents are afraid to go for a stroll exterior the society,” mentioned Abhishek Kumar, president of NEFOWA.