Related Topic in KAS Prelims Syllabus:
Governance [Paper-I]: Public Policy and Governance
Why in News?
Central government has released the list of best performing Police stations from across the country.
News in Detail
- Aberdeen in Andaman and Nicobar Islands was selected as the best police station in India, followed by Balasinor in Gujarat and Ajk Burhanpur in Madhya Pradesh.
- These rankings were based on a range of parameters such as addressing the number of offences related to property disputes, crime against women and crime against weaker sections at a police station.
- The objective was to rank the top 10 Police Stations out of 15,579 Police Stations in the country through data analysis, direct observation and public feedback.
- The annual ranking of Police Stations gives an insight into the functioning of the police and provides valuable inputs to formulation of public policy in the wider realm of internal security.
- The objectivity of the exercise has been ensured by the extensive use of the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) database and on ground survey conducted by a third party agency.