Siliguri, 21st September: Police will launch a new application in Siliguri, this Durga Puja. The app will help visitors receive information about the venue of puja pandals as well as provide GPS facilities.
In case of any problem, the police control room can also be contacted through the SOS button in the app. Police held a discussion with the Puja Committees in a building on Burdwan Road on Tuesday, where various preparations and security arrangements for the festival were discussed. ICs and OCs of every police station were present.
Police Commissioner Gourav Sharma said that this time a special app is being launched for the citizens. People will get various benefits through the app. On the other hand, the committees will be able to apply for Puja permission through online procedures from Wednesday. Permission can also be taken offline through a single window system in Mallaguri. The police officials said that puja will be held in accordance with the safety measures. The puja committees have been asked to make all arrangements for the security of all visitors.