After the huge response of police control call centre Dial-100 service in select cities, UP Government has decided to approve extension for whole state. The Government has already passed a sum of Rs.33.55 Crores and eight acres of land from Lucknow Development Authority (LDA).
An official spokesperson said, "The service will be started soon across the whole state and the approval was just provided. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav gave the approval just now. Ernst and Young has been appointed as the consultant for the project and this will be a part of police emergency response management system (PERMS)."
Chief Minister also has appointed Public Works Department (PWD) for constructing the building and this building will act as the co-ordination place. Already a price of Rs.67.48 Crores was sanctioned for this purpose. Out of this 67.48 Crores, 26.99 Crores has been released this financial year itself.
The co-ordination centre of Dial-100 will have 300 communication officers to receive distress calls from all over the state and 200 dispatch officers to rush timely police help.