MORENA, Apr 27: Madhya Pradesh Police will soon get 1,000 GPS-equipped vehicles which would be capable of reaching a person soon after he or she dials the number 100 for security, state Director General of Police Surendra Singh said today.
"We are getting 1,000 vehicles equipped with GPS which are capable of providing security to a person the moment anybody dials 100 number. The facility will be launched from August 15," Singh told reporters after reviewing the law and order situation in Chambal region and inaugurating the new office of district superintendent of police.
To a question on the issue of modernisation of state police, he said that under the Union Home Ministry's Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and System (CCTNS), finger print records of criminals are being compiled online in 13 of the total 51 districts of MP as part of the pilot project.
In order to keep a track of those who violate traffic rules, surveillance cameras capable of identifying the violator through the vehicle's registration number are being installed at various points in the city. Later, the concerned authorities will send the challan to his/her address, he said.
On the issue of Naxal activities in the region, the DGP said that the only district affected by it is Balaghat, besides some parts of Singrauli.