Telangana government prioritizes women’s safety: Puvvada
Published: updated on – 17:21, Sun – 27 Mar 22
Khammam: The Telangana government has given priority to women’s safety and has initiated special measures in this direction, Transport Minister Puvvada Ajay Kumar said.
He and Mayor P Neeraja, Deputy Chairman of Gautham District Collector, Police Commissioner Vishnu S Warrier and City Commissioner Adarsh Surabhi reported that SHE 2K and 5K teams were racing here on Sunday.
The event based on the theme “Gender Equality for a Sustainable Future” was organized by Khammam Police Station from Sardar Patel Stadium to Lakaram Tank Bund to raise awareness of women’s safety and promote gender equality .
Addressing a rally on the Ajay Kumar occasion, Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao took the initiative to set up SHE teams to keep women safe and create a safe environment for them across the state. As a result, incidents of violence, hooliganism against women and purse snatching have decreased. By increasing surveillance with the CCTV camera system, crime could be brought under control, the minister noted.
Ajay Kumar commended the police station for organizing a campaign on women’s safety and gender equality throughout the race and said the government will continue its efforts for women’s safety and wellbeing. .
Collector Gautham felt that friendly policing would help improve public relations and public safety. Police Commissioner Warrier said the city had been placed under 24-hour surveillance by installing up to 10,000 CCTV cameras.
The Minister presented certificates of appreciation and medals to those who completed the race. SUDA B President Vijay Kumar, DCP I Pooja, fellow DCPs Ghaush Alam and Subhash Chandra Bose, ACPs Sneha Mehra, Anjaneyulu, Ramoji Ramesh, Vijaya Babu, Prasanna Kumar, Baswa Reddy, Ramanujam, Ventaka Swamy, CI N Anjali and others were present.
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