These Police Stations, which would be opened with a view to ensure safety of women and instill among them a sense of security and confidence, would be functional from Saturday on Raksha Bandhan.

Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will inaugurate Women Police Station at Mansa Devi Complex, Panchkula. Women Police Stations in other districts of the State would be inaugurated by Union Ministers, Cabinet Ministers of the state, Ministers of State and Chief Parliamentary Secretaries.

Addressing a news conference here, Haryana's Director General of Police, Y P Singhal said with the opening of these police stations the women in the state will be able to access a brand new statewide security system that promises an environment conducive to fearless reporting and sensitive investigation of crimes against them by women police officers.
"The all women staff to be posted in each of these 21 police stations has been fully trained and legally empowered to exercise powers under the Criminal Procedure Code in this regard," DGP said.
He said that the Central government and other states have also shown keen interest in this concept, which would go a long way in bringing a paradigm shift in the working of the police department.

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