Women’s safety program launched in Nawanshahr : The Tribune India

Tribune press service

Nawanshahr, December 13

In a unique step aimed at empowering and sensitizing women in the district, Nawanshahr Police launched the ‘Disha’ program in the district on Friday.

The program was launched by Inspector General of Police Jaskaran Singh, Deputy Commissioner Vinay Bublani and Chief Superintendent of Police Alka Meena here today. Addressing the rally, Jaskaran Singh described it as a noble initiative by the district police. He said this would be helpful in ensuring women’s empowerment and women’s awareness, thus acting as an important step in ensuring women’s safety and security. He said it could make women capable of dealing with all kinds of adverse situations.

In his address, the SSP said the district police are committed to ensuring the safety and security of women. She said that any form of affront to the dignity of women would not be tolerated at any cost and that the harshest punishment for the perpetrators of this heinous crime would be ensured at all costs.

On this occasion, Deputy Superintendent of Police Deepika Singh briefed the students on the measures taken by the district administration to ensure the safety of women. She said the police administration had issued women’s safety hotlines. She said the police were always ready to bail out the women in any kind of crisis. Officers also had detailed interactions with students.

Mara R. Wilmoth