Deputy Chief Minister and Home minister G Parameshwara inaugurated the newly renovated Tilak Nagar police station on Monday.
The Infosys Foundation funded the renovation cost of the station which came up to Rs 65 lakh. Chairperson, Infosys Foundation, Sudha Murthy along with Mayor Gangambika Mallikarjun, Jayanagar MLA Soumya Reddy, Chickpet MLA Udhay Garudachar and MLCs UB Venkatesh and MC Venugopal were present for the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Parameshwara said, "police have to be people-friendly and police stations should turn into places where people feel comfortable to approach for their grievances and in this direction, a new kind of training would be imparted to all policemen. It has become a big challenge to detect cyber-crime cases and Infosys had given 22-crore worth infrastructure and gadgets for improvising and also helped to renovate the Tilak Nagar police station."
Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime) Alok Kumar, Additional Commissioner of Police (West Zone) BK Singh, and Additional Commissioner of Police (Traffic) P Harisekaran, and Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southeast) Boralingiah were also present.
The police station has been renovated with tiled flooring, a new lock-up, resting rooms built for police staff along with separate toilet facilities, a borewell and a compound wall for the station. The Mico Layout subdivision ACP’s office located at the premise of Tilak Nagar police station was also renovated.