Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh police discuss security, traffic


New Delhi : Top officials of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana police Tuesday discussed ways to boost mutual cooperation and coordination in an effort to check crime, manage traffic and step up anti-terrorist operations in the national capital region (NCR).

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Delhi Police Commissioner Y.S. Dadwal held a meeting in the capital with Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) R.S. Dalal and Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) of Uttar Pradesh A.K. Singh, said Delhi Police spokesperson Rajan Bhagat.

“It was the first ever inter-state meeting between the top officials of three states,” Bhagat told IANS.

The NCR covers all satellite towns of, including Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad and Gurgaon in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.

The focus was on how to enhance intelligence gathering and exchange of information to curb criminal activities, senior officials who attended the meeting said.

“The issue of traffic was mainly discussed, as there is a general perception that the rapid growth of NCR and fast development of satellite towns like Noida, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Rohtak, Sonepat, has given rise to a pressing need for coordinated traffic management strategies by the states,” a senior police official said.

“Problems faced in managing traffic and possible solutions were also discussed,” the official added.

Bhagat said the latest trends in crime and modus operandi of criminals figured in the meeting.

“We not only discussed ways to combat crime, but also finalised some strategies. A need was felt to have such regular meetings at the district and the police station levels, so we have decided to nominate officers at the district level,” he added.