In a major reform to curb crime rate, Lucknow to now have a police commissioner
The Uttar Pradesh Government has approved a new commissionerate system of policing. The reform mainly states that Lucknow city will now have a Police Commissioner, and will follow the commissionerate system of policing.
In a press conference on Monday, the UP Govt announced a slew of new police reforms. The reforms changes some of the central workings of the police force in Lucknow and Noida.
What's the update?
The new police commissionerate system of policing in Lucknow is a progressive step towards curbing the continually rising rate of crime in Lucknow. With ever growing reports of theft, robberies, chain snatchings and whatnot, this is a much needed move.
The commissionerate system of policing essentially allows police stations in Lucknow to come under a dedicated Police Commissioner. This will give each police more power to act on issues that are reported by the public. Essentially, the commissionerate system will surely bring about a powerful and significant change in peace and control operations in Lucknow.
This police commissionerate system will first be fully implemented in all police stations across Lucknow and Noida. As of now 40 police stations within Lucknow will come under a Police Commissioner.
How does this change things?
The police commissionerate system, when implemented, will leave the district magistrates with only revenue related work and all decisions regarding law and order will be taken by the police commissioner. The top civil administrative officials, for this reason, have been opposing the commissionerate system.
Essentially, this is a move that aims to strengthen the force of the police and make it a better pillar of democracy as a whole. Following this, we can expect a dip in crimes of all kinds.
Following the series of unrest in Noida and Lucknow, the administration has gone ahead and made a significant change in the cogs and gears of each and every police department. It is only a matter of time that we see such a system in place in more cities as well.
When it comes to coffee and Lucknow, we often mistake the concept to be new, foreign. alien or even something we just can't relate to. Yet, Lucknow and coffee go a long way back, to the Victorian era when the smell of dark roasted coffee wasn't an everyday thing and those who drank the dark elixir were considered to be of a different class. Yet, for some time Lucknow and coffee's love affair seem to have taken a sabbatical, for the city's longer affair with tea seems to have overtaken everyone's minds.
In present times, Lucknow has emerged as a city with a plethora of places, particularly cafes, for you to chill at with your friends and even family. But cut back to the era of 2015-2016, Lucknowites didn't really have a lot of options to choose from and then came in Homey's Cafe at Gomti Nagar, to shush our cribbings and cravings in the most vibrant and delicious ways! With its lush outdoor garden seatings and colourful murals, posters and art adorning the interiors, Homey's Cafe has paved the way for a thriving cafe culture in Lucknow.