Waii inaugurates police officers’ mess, walking track at Chimpu

Waii inaugurates police officers’ mess, walking track at Chimpu

ITANAGAR, Jul 11: Home Minister Kumar Waii today inaugurated the Police Officers’ Mess and Walking Track at Police Complex, Chimpu here in the presence of Director General of Police S B K Singh and other senior police officers. The Officers’ Mess has been constructed by Arunachal Police Housing & Welfare Corporation Ltd (APH&WCL).

The Rs 879.10 lakh project comprising of officers’ mess, three type-V quarters, four type-IV quarters and 32 type-III quarters was approved in 2010 and has been funded through the Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) scheme of Ministry of DoNER, Govt of India. In spite of delay due to delay in release of funds, APH&WCL was able to complete the project in the original cost, said a release from Police Headquarters here.

The Mess will provide a secure and comfortable accommodation to police officers visiting Itanagar for a short period of time. It will also cater to such needs of officers of other police organisations and associated entities of the Central Government. Apart from 12 rooms, the Mess also has a gym, library, and a lounge.

The walking track, which is more than 700-metre-long, will benefit the police personnel and their families living at Police Complex, Chimpu and at other locations by providing a dedicated trail for walking and jogging around the police ground.

This track is in continuation of the sustained efforts being made to improve and maintain the health of police personnel and provide welfare facilities to them and their families. The track has been constructed by APH&WCL and funded through the Corporate Social Responsibility Funds of APH&WCL.

During a brief interaction with the police personnel, the Home Minster stated that everybody should remain fit and use the walking trail while citing the popular quote “Subah ki hawa – lakhon ki dawa”.


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