Aulakh lays stone for cyber crime ps-cum-forensic lab

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SAS Nagar, Oct 10 (UNI) Punjab Police chief N P S Aulakh today laid the foundation stone of state-of-the-art Cyber Crime Police Station-cum-Forensic Science Laboratory building here.

The building would house a Cyber Crime Police Station, FSL, including Physics Lab, Texilogy Lab, Lie Detection Lab, Biology Lab, Chemistry Lab and Ballistic Lab, and would play a significant role in effective investigation of crimes.

Speaking on the occasion, DGP Aulakh informed that the four-storey building with basement would cost Rs 8 crore and it would be completed in two years.

He also said that the Punjab Police Housing Corporation (PPHC) would soon sign an MoU with the Karnataka State Police Housing Corporation (KSPHC) for a web-based project management system, which would help in close monitoring of the progress, including quality control, besides introducing the e-tendering system within a period of six months.

Besides, another an MoU would also be signed with the BSF to undertake the construction of their future projects in the State.

Mr Aulakh disclosed that the construction work of the Rs 10-crore Punjab Police Training Institute (PPTI) for Private Security Guards at Jahan Khelan was going on full swing and expressed confidence that it would be completed by June, 2009.

The institute would provide training to 4,000 security guards in a year, thereby creating employment opportunities for a number of unemployed, but physically fit, youths of the State.

Speaking on the occasion, PPHC MD M K Tiwari, informed that the corporation had exceeded the monthly target of more than Rs 4.5 crore in October, 2008, besides the plan to achieve the annual target of Rs 56.00 crores, as compared to the works, worth Rs 24 crore, done last year.

He said that the PPHC has embarked upon a path of modernisation in a big way, with the introduction of 50 computers connected with WAN and LAN.

On the occasion, the DGP gave away certificates to 18 officers/officials of the PPHC for their excellent performance during 2008.


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