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Published : Times of India Traffic has been a buzzword in the city for some time now,and it is no surprise with four million vehicles on the roads.The traffic police have been battling the increasing congestion with technology and smart systems.Praveen Sood,Addl Director General of Police,shares some thoughts on traffic management,in this chat with B S ...

SMS Gateway, public-friendly move from police

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Published : The New Indian Express SMS Gateway, the latest initiative by the Police Computer Wing, was launched by Deputy Chief Minister R Ashok on Tuesday. This facility provides updates to the applicants on the progress of services under Sakala scheme. The facility is said to be the first of its kind in the country. ...

21 police services now under Sakala 1

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Published :  Times of India People Can Use Guarantee Of Services To Citizens Code And Track Their Complaints Now on,citizens can insist on Sakala or guarantee of services to citizens (GSC) code for their applications,petitions and complaints lodged with police. The GSC code will enable one to know the status of a case. The state ...

SMSes to update citizens on Sakaala application status 1

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Published : Deccan Herald   SMS Gateway, a facility to update the applicant about the status of his/her application in regard to services provided by the police department under Sakaala scheme was launched here on Tuesday. Deputy Chief Minister R Ashoka, who holds the home portfolio, launched the project at the office of Director General ...

Karnataka police introduce state-of-art data center

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Published : The SoftCopy R. Ashoka, deputy chief minister for home and transport, inaugurates the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System at the office of the director general of police in Bangalore on Tuesday. The state police department launched a scheme called Sakala on Tuesday that aims to provide 21 services under Karnataka Guarantee of ...

Karnataka cops launch SMS gateway on FIRs

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Published : The Statesman The Karnataka police today became the first security force in the country to launch an SMS gateway with which to empower citizens  with status information about service requests and progress of first information reports. Its counterparts from other states  have already begun showing interest in this  all-important e-governance initiative. The SMS ...

State ahead in implementing criminal tracking network

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Published : The Hindu True to its distinction of being a trendsetter in information technology, Karnataka has digitised almost all records pertaining to crime and criminals as part of the Union Home Ministry’s Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS). While all criminal cases, their progress and persons involved were being digitally recorded since ...

Police services under Sakala

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Published : DNA Sakala, the state government initiative that ensures time-bound service delivery, now includes certain services of the police department too. Tasks like issuing a copy of the first-information report to the complainant, no-objection certificate for passport verification, issuing arms licence, renewing its verification, police verification of servants/housemaids and others now come under Sakala, ...

Police launch SMS alert service under Sakala

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Published : The Hindu With an aim to end applicants’ frequent trips to police stations to know the status of their applications for various services, the Police Department has introduced SMS alert facility for 21 services under Guarantee of Services (GSC) to Citizens Act, 2011, popularly called Sakala. An automatic SMS is generated as soon ...

Police services are just an SMS away

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Published : Times of India In a bid to introduce more citizen-centric initiatives and simplify procedures for services provided by the police department, an instant automated short service message (SMS) service has been introduced. The SMS facility for 11 services in the department will begin from October 10 and be enabled under the Sakala scheme ...