SMSes to update citizens on Sakaala application status 1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Disciplining auto drivers needs a paradigm shift

Published : DNA One feature that has united the country with its consistency is atrocious behaviour of autorickshaw drivers. It has tormented senior citizens, working women, students and the middle-class over decades. Whether the experience in Bangalore is the worst is a matter of debate. The traffic police penalising autorickshaw drivers has not made any perceptible change ...

Consensus, an impossibility

Published :  Bangalore Mirror Road-widening must be driven by the principle of larger good for the masses, but must be backed by reliable studies, says Praveen Sood, the former traffic police chief, in an exclusive write-up Nothing is farther from the possibility than finding a consensus among citizens on road widening. No commuter who passes through ...

Trailer of good things to come

Published : Times of India The Metro Rail is the most efficient form of transportation.Praveen Sood,Addl Director General of Police (Police Computer Wing) and Commissioner for Traffic and Road Safety,spells out what it entails for the city The Metro Rail is one of the effective mass public transportation systems,and therefore one of the most effective solutions to ...