DGP launches citizen connect mobile app of Rourkela police

Cuttack, November
3, 2017: Director General of Police (DGP) Dr Rajendra Prasad Sharma on Friday launched
the citizen centric mobile application (Mobile app), of Rourkela Police.  

Inaugurating the app,
a platform connecting the police with citizens, through videoconferencing at
the State police headquarters here, Dr Sharma said the new facility will
connect the citizens of Rourkela with police in a much better and effective way
than ever before.

“The app will
have many citizen friendly characteristics which will definitely go a long way
in catering the needs of people in the city and redress their grievances in a
much faster and effective way. It will also lessen the gap of police and people
in Rourkela in days to come,” said Sharma.
Through this app,
the citizens can report incidents, call for help, share the location of people
in distress, check status on their complaints, explore surrounding places, view
updated news relating to Police and get contact details of Police Stations in
Rourkela –added DGP.
The feature
allows users to call the police directly in case of any emergency. The control room
number will be active 24×7 to receive these calls and help the user. The control
room will have a Quick Action Team (QAT) with access to PCR Vehicles in the
city. Through this mobile app, anyone can report any complaint to the Police
and upload photos of the incident.
The mobile app
will be very useful for the persons travelling in taxis and autos. As all the
taxis and autos of Rourkela city have been verified, registered and given a four
digit code number, one can get all details of the auto and its driver just by
searching the four digit code.
The app will have
a gallery featuring images and pictures of activities of Rourkela Police which
will be updated from time to time. A person new to Rourkela can know locations
of Police Stations, petrol pumps, hospitals, banks, theatres, restaurants, bus
stands, ATMs etc by accessing to “Nearby Places” in the app.
This app will
show the phone number and details of child care centres in Rourkela. Any child
needing urgent help can contact such institutions for help.
This feature can
help any user to send their current location to the Police for any emergent
help. It will also keep the citizens of Rourkela updated about Police related
news. A person can get the status of his FIR / Complain over e-mail by using
this app. It will also help providing the CUG no’s of all Police Stations of
the State and contains important links to the useful websites, resources and

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