New Commissioner of Police Assumes Charge

Published: 03rd August 2015 04:29 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd August 2015 04:29 AM   |  A+A-

VIJAYAWADA: Additional Director General of Police Damodar Goutam Sawang, a 1986-batch IPS officer, assumed charge as Commissioner of Police, Vijayawada on Sunday. Prior to his new assignment, he was chief of APSP Battalion.

Though he was transferred in the first week of July itself, he could not take charge as he went to Rajahmundry on Godavari Pushkarams duty.

Damodar.jpgAfter taking charge, he said that his focus would be to make the police department work in a transparent and people-friendly manner. Since Vijayawada is going to be part of a global city which would be the capital of Andhra Pradesh, the police department too would rise to the occasion to provide services matching the requirements of the new city.

The new police commissioner said that as far as regulation of vehicular traffic is concerned, he would have to plan for free and smooth movement keeping in view the future needs. He said he would take everyone along with him in making the police department more responsive to the needs of the people. “I am accessible to the people. They are free to come and meet me,” he said.

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