Dimapur, August 4: Commissioner of Police Dimapur, Rothihu Tetseo IPS officially launched bamboo barricades for Dimapur police on Tuesday at the Commissioner Police office DImapur.
In his address, Tetseo mentioned about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan programme, which aims for making India, a self reliant nation by using locally available products.
Keeping in mind the vision of Modi, Dimapur police have come up with the idea of using bamboo barricades as the materials are locally available in plenty, with low cost for production and low maintenance, besides encouraging local entrepreneurs, he said.
Bamboo barricades will be used for saving human lives and regulating traffic rules, and it will stand on behalf of DImapur police, he said.
Amidst the pandemic, Dimapur police has been working sincerely and has earned revenue of more than Rs 7 lakh, which is still continuing and the cash realized through challans are judiciously deposited to the Government account, Tetseo informed.
Stating that it was possible only because of good team work by the traffic party, Tetseo congratulated all the traffic personnel led by DCP traffic and reminded on the important role of traffic regulation. “If you work sincerely you can save human lives and this is the best opportunity to serve the people,” he encouraged.
Dimapur police has been using barricades made of plastic and metal since long, and the idea of using treated bamboo as barricades for assistance in traffic management, which could be first of its kind, was conceptualized by one of the unit officer, T Henthai Phom NPS, ACP Traffic Zone II. Through the support and encouragement of CP Dimapur and DCP Traffic, Jatila, the project saw the light of the day with the formal launching by CP.
The bamboo barricades were manufactured by Kharu Design led by Menuolhoulie Kire.
Dimapur Police will be using the bamboo barricades and collapsable wooden barricades for multiple purposes as traffic assistance tool for road safety purposes, and as temporary traffic signs for informing commuters about condition of roads, etc.
The programme was chaired by ACP Traffic Zone II, Henthai Phom while Pastor, PBCD Levi Rhakho offered the dedicatory prayer. (Page News Service)