Gurgaon, Jun 18: Haryanas one of the busiest city Gurgaon, bordering the national capital, has become the first city in the country to start the online Traffic Challaning System in North India.
Giving this information here today, Gurgaon Police Commissioner Mohinder Lal said the traffic defaulters would be given computerised smart challans instead of handwritten challans as the traffic police would be provided with hand computers with thermal printer so that the challan is issued on the spot.
This computer would also have the data of regular defaulters and would have inbuilt modem which would enable it to connect with the Central Server through GPRS.
He said Haryana Police had also started a Short Message Service (SMS) facility at 9717595423 for the residents of Gurgaon district for quick registration of their complaints to the police.
He further said these SMS's would be received by the top officials of the Police Department. According to Mr Lal an easy number would be issued by the Union Ministry for Communication on the request of Gurgaon Police, so that people could remember the number easily like they the Police Helpline number 100.
The Police Commissioner said through SMS people would be able to register incidents of eve-teasing, rape, illegal liquor, drugs, militancy, road accidents and chain snatching. The informers name would be kept secret and investigation would be ensured after recieving the complaint.
He added that the residents going out of station could send an SMS ''Locked House'' to the Department so that police is deployed in that area.
Mr Mohinder Lal further said the local police was well equipped with the mobile users database and more and more people would be informed about natural calamities, road blocks and about the diversion of the traffic.
He also added that that the police has launched its website www.gurgaonpolice.net and people would be able to register their complaints through the internet on their website and they would not have to go to the police station to lodge their complaints. He said that the complainants would be able to know the status of their registered complaints online and the information regarding passport verification, gun license and domestic servant verification would also be updated on the website regularly.