A new indoor firing range for the training of police personnel has been inaugurated in Raipur by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. He unveiled the composite indoor firing range named ‘Lakshya’ at the Police Training School. During the event, he hoisted the green flag on new police vehicles to enhance the policing service and also inaugurated several other buildings, including a high-tech cyber police station and a Women’s Help Desk.
Police service plays a crucial role in maintaining peace and security in the state. To strengthen the police service in Chhattisgarh, efforts are being made to provide a better environment, improved facilities, and enhanced resources to the State Government. The construction of the ‘Lakshya’ firing range, built according to international standards, has been completed at 6.67 crore rupees. Under the state government’s efforts to modernize the police force, the composite indoor firing range ‘Lakshya’ has been established, which will further increase the strength and capability of the police force. He emphasized that this will enable them to take better training and fulfill their responsibilities. He mentioned that over the past five years, the police have demonstrated better performance in maintaining peace and security in the state, resulting in Chhattisgarh having a better law and order situation compared to other states. On this occasion, the Chief Minister inaugurated new range-level cyber police stations in Raipur, Bilaspur, Durg, Bastar, and Surguja. These cyber police stations have been established to address and take immediate action against the rising cybercrimes.
Furthermore, police station buildings were inaugurated in various districts including Kondagaon in Bastar district, Farasgaon in Narayanpur district, Balrampur Chalgali and Ramchandrapur in Balrampur district, Saraipali in Mahasamund district, Duhlu and Komakhan in Dantewada district, Katakalyan in Kabeerdham district, and Chilfi and Singhnapuri in Rajnandgaon district.