Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh now has five all-women police stations, with the latest one inaugurated in Tezu on Monday.
This decision comes five years after the state government had decided to set up 21 women police stations across the state and create over 400 new posts to run these police stations.
Chief Minister Pema Khandu mentioned that he is pleased to see all women police station becoming functional in different parts of Arunachal Pradesh.
The first all-women station was inaugurated in Itanagar in 2013, while the state’s second women police station was constructed in East Kameng in 2018.
Khandu tweeted,” Pleased to see that all-women police stations are being operationalized across the state. We aim to provide safe and secure environment for women and children giving them all opportunities to fulfill their potentials, and be able to contribute in the community”.