Chhattisgarh's Naxal-affected Bijapur district have received
ISO 9001:2015 certification for achieving stipulated
parameters in policing, a senior official said Sunday.
have got Quality Management System ISO 9001:2015 certificate
for prevention and detection of crime, maintaining law and
order and establishing peace and tranquillity, Bijapur
Superintendent of Police Mohit Garg told PTI.
The certification is given by Geneva-based
International Standards Organisation (ISO) on the basis of
various parameters, he said.
It was received on August 27 and handed over to police
station officials on September 7 by Bijapur MLA and state
Forest Minister Mahesh Gagda, the SP said.
The certificates are valid till August 20, 2021, he
"For the first time in the country, police stations
from Maoist-hit areas have bagged ISO certificates," Garg
He said that the task to transform these two police
stations, situated on National Highway 63 passing through a
dense insurgency-affected forest corridor, started after he
took over as SP in February this year.
"Police personnel were briefed about working in a
certain manner to improve the functioning of key areas which
constituted the focus of ISO," Garg explained.
By July, formalities required for the certification
were completed after which the ISO inspection team was
invited, he added.
"A team of Swiss Cert Pvt Ltd, authorised by ISO,
conducted an audit of their functioning," Garg said.
Informing about the facilities in the two police
women complainants and victims, entertainment rooms for kids
if they come along with victims and a guest room. Separate
restrooms and toilets have been built for men and women
personnel," he said.
"Moreover, kitchen and drinking water facilities were
provided and stock room, radio room and computer room were
upgraded," he added.
open gym and a garden for kids were developed.
upgraded similarly. PTI TKP
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