Dimapur Police launches bamboo barricades
Dimapur, Aug. 4 (EMN): Commissioner of Police, Dimapur, Rothihu Tetseo, officially launched the bamboo barricades for Dimapur Police on August 4 at his office’s premises.
In his speech, Tetseo mentioned about Prime minister Narendra Modi’s Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan programme, which aims at making India a self-reliant nation by using locally available products, a DIPR report stated.
“Keeping in mind the vision of Modi, the 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,” Tetseo maintained.
Bamboo barricades would be used for saving human lives and regulating traffic rules and it would stand on behalf of Dimapur Police, he added.
Amidst the pandemic, Dimapur Police has been working sincerely and has earned revenue of more than INR 7 lakh, which is still continuing and the cash realised 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,” Tetseo encouraged.
The report also mentioned that police have 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 conceptualised by one of the unit officer, T Henthai Phom, ACP traffic zone II. Through the support and encouragement of the commissioner of police, Dimapur, and the deputy commissioner of police (Traffic), Jatila, the project saw the light of the day with the formal launching on August 4, the report added.
The report stated that the bamboo barricades were manufactured by Khari Design led by Menuolhoulie Kire. It added that the Dimapur Police would be using the bamboo barricades for multiple purposes such as traffic assistance tool for road safety 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 the pastor of Police Baptist Church Dimapur (PBCD), Levi Rhakho, offered the dedicatory prayer.