Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao today praised the Police department for its role in maintaining law and order in the state.
He also lauded the state Industries department for attracting over 2,500 new industries to Telangana.
Rao, who held a review meeting on several issues pertaining to the Police department at Pragathi Bhavan here, said both- police and industries departments- are doing a good job and several people visiting the city from other states gave a good feedback.
“After the state government introduced the new industrial policy TS iPass, as many as 2,500 new industries came to the state and this is largely due to the good law and order situation. This is what several people have expressed as their opinion,” an official release quoted Rao as saying.
“There is a remarkable drop in the crime (rate) in the state and the police are also reforming people, who have committed crimes on humanitarian considerations,” Rao said.
Director General of Police Anurag Sharma informed the Chief Minister about the need to appoint more constables and explained other issues of the department.
A discussion took place to fill up the vacancies immediately in the constable cadre. Since the law and order situation is better, there is a bon homie among the people- both in the rural and urban areas in the State, the Chief Minister said.
Home Minister Nayani Narasimha Reddy, Hyderabad City Police Commissioner M Mahender Reddy, Home Secretary Rajiv Trivedi, Mission Bhagiratha Vice Chairman Vemula Prashanth Reddy and officials from the CMO participated, the release added.