Bidhannagar City Police
বিধাননগর সিটি পুলিশ
Common nameBidhannagar City Police
বিধাননগর শহর পুলিশ
AbbreviationBDNCP
MottoCourage Care Commitment
Bengali: সাহস সতর্কতা প্রতিজ্ঞাবদ্ধ
Agency overview
Formed20 January, 2012 [1]
Annual budget890 crore (US$110 million) (2021–22 est.)[2]
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionBidhan Nagar & New Town area, IN
Size146.34 km2 (56.50 sq mi)[3]
Populationest. 15 lacs
Legal jurisdictionBidhannagar Municipal Corporation ; New Town, Kolkata (WBHIDCO Area) & Bidhannagar Constituency Area.
Primary governing bodyGovernment of West Bengal
Secondary governing bodyWest Bengal Police
General nature
Operational structure
HeadquartersBidhannagar Police Headquarters, Sec-III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata - 700 106
Elected officer responsible
Agency executive
Parent agencyWest Bengal Police
Facilities
Stations13 (Police Stations);
9 (Traffic Guards);
1 (Women PS);
1 (Cyber Crime PS)[5][6]
Website
bidhannagarcitypolice.gov.in

Bidhannagar City Police (Bengali: বিধাননগর সিটি পুলিশ), established on 20 January 2012, is a police force with primary responsibilities in law enforcement and investigation within Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation and certain adjacent areas in Greater Kolkata[7] (Saltlake, Lake Town, Kestopur, Baguiati, Raghunathpur, Teghoria, Arjunpur, Kaikhali, Rajarhat, New Town, Dumdum/Kolkata Airport Area, Inside of NSCBI Airport, Gouripur, Michael Nagar, Ganganagar).[8] The Commissionerate is part of the West Bengal Police and is under the administrative control of Home Ministry of West Bengal. Shri Gaurav Sharma is the current Commissioner of the Bidhannagar City Police. Shri Rajeev Kumar was the first commissioner of Bidhan Nagar City Police.[9]

Structure and jurisdiction

The Police commissionerate is situated at Bidhannagar and is divided into three divisions-

Bidhannagar Division, Newtown Division , Airport Division.[10] The commissionerate is responsible for law enforcement over an area of 146.34 km2 (56.50 sq mi)[11] with 13 Police Stations; 9 Traffic Guards; 1 Women Police Station and 1 Cyber Crime Police Station under it.[12] As like Kolkata Traffic Police, Only Bidhan Nagar City Traffic Police has traffic guards offices headed by an Officer-In-Charge. Bidhannaagar City Police is headed by the Commissioner of Police, who is an Indian Police Service officer in the rank of Inspector-General of Police (IGP). The commissioner is assisted by deputy commissioners.[13] Other departments, including the detective department and the special branch wing are headed by Additional deputy commissioners, who are in the rank of additional superintendent of police.[13] The police stations are headed by an Officer-In-Charge, an Inspector rank officer.

Police stations

  1. Airport PS
  2. Baguiati PS
  3. Bidhannagar East PS
  4. Bidhannagar North PS
  5. Bidhannagar South PS
  6. Eco Park PS
  7. Electronics Complex PS
  8. Lake Town PS
  9. Narayanpur PS
  10. New Town PS
  11. NSCBI Airport PS
  12. Rajarhat PS
  13. Technocity PS

Specialised Police Stations

[16]

Traffic Guards

[18]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Bidhan Nagar Police History", BPC
  2. ^ "Detailed Demands For Grants For 2021-22" (PDF). 5 February 2021. Retrieved 6 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Bidhannagar City Police Total Area".
  4. ^ "West Bengal govt transfers 43 IPS officers, including 3 police commissioners", India Today, 28 May 2019
  5. ^ "Police Stations List".
  6. ^ "Women Police Stations of West Bengal".
  7. ^ "North 24 Parganas district". Archived from the original on 8 June 2019. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Police Commissionerate".
  9. ^ "DGP orders probe against Lake Town IC". The Times of India. 6 February 2012. Archived from the original on 15 July 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2012.
  10. ^ "Division-wise Police Stations".
  11. ^ "Bidhannagar City Police Jurisdiction".
  12. ^ "All Police Stations".
  13. ^ a b "Township task force: What it means for you". The Telegraph. 17 January 2012. Archived from the original on 22 January 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2012.
  14. ^ "2 New PS for 300 sq KM satellite town". Times of India. 27 November 2019.
  15. ^ "Total Police Stations". BPC.
  16. ^ "Specialised Police Stations".
  17. ^ "Women Police Stations List".
  18. ^ "Traffic Guards" (PDF).