A minimum of 42 personnel of the Delhi Police, together with 4 girls police personnel, misplaced their lives to the novel coronavirus in the course of the second wave of the pandemic, whereas 5,981 cops examined constructive. A complete of 77 police personnel died on account of Covid-19 within the final one yr, The Indian The Press Reporter has learnt.
An officer advised The Indian The Press Reporter that 35 police personnel died in 2020, however this yr, since March 11, 42 officers have died. “Among the many 77, 45 personnel died in districts and 32 in models. A minimum of 40 police personnel have utilized for jobs on compassionate grounds for varied posts and 5 households intend to use for jobs. The pensions of 34 police personnel — 20 in districts, 14 in models — have been launched to their households,” a senior particular CP-rank officer mentioned.
Earlier this week, Delhi Police Commissioner S N Shrivastava reviewed the standing of all the advantages supplied by the police division to the households of the 77 police personnel. Particular Commissioner of Police Sivagami Sundari Nanda assured the police chief they have been coordinating with the households and offering help to them.
“Nanda knowledgeable Shrivastava that 13 households have requested funds for greater schooling of their youngsters and one household has requested for a wedding mortgage. Whereas 10 households have requested for retention of presidency flats, 5 households have requested for quick monetary assist. Among the many 5 households which sought monetary assist, in a single, two sons of the cop misplaced their jobs in the course of the pandemic, and within the different 4, there isn’t any incomes supply. No profit from the division has been obtained by them until date,” an officer mentioned.
At 615, the utmost variety of circumstances have been reported from the Police Management Room (PCR) unit, whereas 542 circumstances have been reported from the safety unit and 350 from the site visitors unit, the officer mentioned.
The PCR unit has the utmost variety of police personnel — round 8,000 — who’re first responders to any misery calls.
Whereas giving a break-up of the safety unit, the place 542 circumstances have been reported, the officer mentioned round 145 circumstances have been reported from personnel posted on the L-G’s home, CM’s home, Vidhan Sabha, and PSOs posted with protected individuals. From the Prime Minister’s safety wing, 65 circumstances have been reported.
Sharing district-wise particulars, the officer mentioned, “The utmost variety of circumstances (253) have been reported from North-West, 235 from Rohini district, 210 from Dwarka, 200 from South-West, and 198 from Outer-North district. The bottom variety of circumstances (137) have been reported from the South-East district, 151 from South, and 155 circumstances from the East district.”
Other than the districts, 227 circumstances have been reported from the coaching faculty, 198 circumstances from the Crime Department, 175 from communication, 145 circumstances from the Particular Cell, and 79 circumstances from the safety unit of the Rashtrapati Bhavan, police mentioned.
In a number of conferences, police chief Shrivastava has emphasised that each police colony and constructing must be sanitised. Lately, he held a gathering with senior officers on the Covid-19 technique and raised issues in regards to the rising circumstances amongst police personnel.
Delhi Police spokesperson Chinmoy Biswal had mentioned, “Delhi Police is a extremely welfare oriented power and takes care of its personnel in the absolute best method… Other than serving to to get hospital beds and oxygen cylinders, we’ve got constructed two absolutely purposeful Covid care centres in Shahdara and Rohini. Now we have determined to open care centres in view of the freshly rising incidents of Covid an infection amongst Delhi Police personnel, who’re frontline warriors within the battle in opposition to coronavirus.”