KP Govt Approved Drones For Police:
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) govt has approved PKR 500 million to deploy drones technology in modern police.
On Wednesday, Chief Minister (CM) Mahmood Khan authorized the initiative while presiding over a meeting on the use of drone technology in policing, agriculture, and mining.
The CM directed that the requisite parameters be satisfied within 15 days by the relevant agencies.
It was also disclosed that the drone technology will be employed initially in divisional headquarters.
CM Khan also expressed confidence that the initiative will strengthen the police agencies’ operational and investigative capabilities.
The CM went on to say that the usage of drones will boost rescue operations and represent a watershed moment in modern police.
The usage of drones for KP Police patrolling is predicted to reduce workloads while also enhancing job efficiency and productivity.
It is also projected to enhance accuracy and prevent security risks by simultaneously scanning large regions.
He also informed the meeting’s authorities that the initiative would initially be implemented in police agencies and the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) before being expanded to other sectors such as agriculture and mining.
The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), Chief Secretary Dr. Shahzad Bangash, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Moazzam Jah Ansari, the Additional Secretary, and other administrative secretaries attended the meeting.