RS Chauhan (IPS) took over as new Superintendent of Police for East Siang District on November 20. Chauhan hails from Uttar Pradesh started his career in police service in 1988 as ACP at Delhi. Before joining as SP East Siang, he served the state as AIGP (Modernization) at PHQ, Itanagar. Maintenance of law and order, peace, communal harmony and traffic regulation will be Chauhan’s priorities.
Chauhan held a consultative meeting on Sunday with the police officers and took stock of the present law and situation of the district. During interaction, the new SP stated “Our focus will be on improving the quality of professional police functioning. They should be sincere, dedicated, punctual, careful and disciplined. They should not take any issue casually, but should deliver prompt services to protect life and property of the citizens, especially for children, women and senior citizens with a mission to bridge the gap between the police personnel and public, he advised. Higher importance will also be given to community policing and community participation of the police officers in the handling of affairs, he told the officers, adding that the basic police functioning should be good in the district.