CHIEF MINISTER Vijay Rupani inaugurated the new headquarters of Morbi district police at Trajpar village of Morbi town on Thursday, which was constructed at a cost of Rs 12.71 crore.
A government release said the headquarters houses offices of the superintendent of police, deputy superintendent, administrative branches, local intelligence branch, local crime branch, special operation group, cyber-crime cell, training hall, e-challan room, district police control room, video conference room, conference hall, training hall as well as a command-and-control-centre of the CCTV network of the district.
“This new headquarters will help enhance security infrastructure in Morbi district. The government has allotted Rs 6,000 crore budget this year for reinforcing law and order. Security and safety in the state has been enhanced by installing CCTV cameras at a cost of Rs 329 crore,” Minister of State for Home, Pradipsinh Jadeja said, addressing a public gathering at the inauguration.
Morbi district was carved out of Rajkot and Surendranagar in August 2013. The police headquarters was functioning from the forest department office so far.