CENTRAL CONTROL ROOM

URL: http://police.pondicherry.gov.in http://police.puducherry.gov.in 

 

Phone- 0413 -2231385                                                                                                                                                  E-mail-    ccr.pon@nic.in

 

  INTRODUCTION  

Central control room was constituted to perform the following CORE ACTIVITIES round the clock to ASSIST THE LAW & ORDER MACHINERY making use of the Emergency Public Utility  Services  such as  dial - 100 provided by the various Telecom operators in accordance to INDIAN TELEGRAPHIC ACT.   

 

  1. To attend emergency and distress call received through dial 100 from public and to communicate to the respective jurisdictional Police for necessary action.

  2. To act as communication monitoring / access center for Police Department

  3. To assist public seeking police assistance

 

BRIEF HISTORY OF PONDICHERRY CENTRAL CONTROL ROOM

 

           The Central Control Room was shifted from the D.G.P.s Quadrangle at Police Head Quarters to PAP Complex, Gorimedu, Puducherry. It is functioning round the clock in three shifts i.e. 

 

I Shift from 07.00 Hrs. to 13.00 Hrs,

II Shift form 13.00 Hrs to 20.00 Hrs and

III Shift from 20.00 Hrs to 07.00 Hrs. 

 

          Inspector of Police will be overall In charge of the CCR. He will be assisted by Sub-Inspector of Police.  In each Shift one Sub-Inspector of Police will be In charge and he is assisted by one Police Constable. The additional strength now lying for the disposal of SP PAP 27 HCs and 56 PCs for the Control Room Mobile duty and stand by duty were also provided.

 

STRUCTURE

 

 

 

 STRENGTH Particular:-

 

 Strength Particulars

Inspr.

SIs

ASIs

HCs

PCs

Sanctioned Strength

01

03

08

03

02

 

Apart from this EPABX with 20 extensions was added during 1986. 

 

CORE DUTIES

 

1. To receive public utility emergency & distress service calls round the clock via dial 100.

2. Information received through distress / emergency calls will be communication to the respective Police Station for

    necessary legal action / assistance.

3. To assist public in sharing information.

4. To assist Law and Order machinery in developing better image of Police.

 

STAGE-I

 

The function of the CCR was like a call centre with the following strength in three shifts.

 

SN

Strength for 3 shift

Inspr

SI

ASI

HC

PC

1

CCR call centre

1

3

2

3

2

2

CCR wireless

 

 

1

 

6

 

STAGE-II

 

In order to contain the various Law and Order problems & to cater, the then needs such as 

          1.       To prevent Crime

          2.       To establish Police presence everywhere

          3.       Timely attendance of Law and Order problem

          4.       To carry unclaimed dead bodies / injured / deceased / Accident victims to hospital  

 

CCR Mobile Unit and CCR Ambulance Unit was developed. This gained good appreciation from all corners in Pondicherry

population. During 1989-90, 4 mobiles vehicles for patrolling duty and one Ambulance to carry dead bodies / injured persons to Hospital were provided to Central Control Room with the following strength.   

 

SN

Mobile

PAP / MTO

3 shifts

HC

PC

Dri

HG

HC

PC

Driver

HG

1

CCR Mobile

1

2

1

-

12 (3*4)

24 (6*4)

12 (3*4)

-

2

Ambulance

-

-

1

1

-

-

3

3

  

4 mobiles with 12 drivers provided from MTO, 12 HC, 24 PCs, from PAP was provided for patrolling mobiles and 3 drivers 3 HGs was provided from MTO / HG Unit to operate Police Ambulance. 

 

Two CCR mobile performed patrolling duty in South and North regions respectively under the control of CCR. EPABX was upgraded to 60 extensions.

 

STAGE-III

 

Additional responsibility to assist Law & Order machinery in respect of grave crimes on receipt of request from Police Station or Investigating Officer. 

 

a.   Mobilizing forensic van inclusive of Dog Squad / Finger Print Expert, Police Photographer and Police Ambulance  

b.   If required CCR Reserve Force which will be stationed at CCR during odd hours, on the direction of the respective jurisdictional SPs/Circles Inspectors. 

 

As this yielded good results and developed the image of Police, a separate creation for 10 mobile for CCR, Pondicherry with manpower was proposed during 1990s and the sanction was obtained for PONDICHERRY REGION ALONE during 1997 under MODERNIZATION OF POLICE FORCE.   

 

 

GO.Ms.No.45, dt.17.10.97 under modernization for PONDICHERRY REGION

SN

Designation

No. of Post

Pay scale

1.

ASI

10

1320 2040

2.

HC

30

975 1660

3.

PC

120

925 1200

4.

Driver PC (Gr-I, II, III)

30

925 - 1200

sanction for 10 CCR mobile.

Distribution of sanctioned strength

 

SN

Mobile

Sanctioned Strength

ASI

HC

PC

PC Driver

1.

One Mobile Per shift

1

1

4

1

2.

One Mobile for 3 shift

1

3

12

3

3.

Total Sanction for 10 Mobile / 3 shifts

10

30

120

30

 

These CCR mobile were deployed for patrolling duty in the trouble some and crime proven areas in Pondicherry Region with required equipments. The above strength for mobile patrolling duty in Pondicherry Region was obtained to ensure

  •       The presence of Police everywhere

  •       To enable the Police attendance to crime / incident / accident with quick response

  •       To suit the social requirement of the Government

  •      To establish the Principle Of Welfare State

  •       To prevent crime / Law & Order problems. 

At the junction, the EPABX was upgraded to 90 extensions through ITI, Chennai at CCR to cater the Offices/ Units at Police Head Quarters. 

 

STAGE-IV

 

During deployment, to cater the needs of other regions such a Karaikal / Mahe and Yanam this department had provide Two mobile for Karaikal, One mobile each for Mahe / Yanam respectively, But men power was utilized from PAP at all the four regions.    

 

The strength sanctioned for CCR mobile was recruited by way of general recruitment and rank promotion. They were utilized for general Law and order duties.  

 

In compliance to the AG Audit objection, then during 2002, the entire strength of HC and PCs sanctioned / recruited for CCR were posted to CCR vide transfer order SSP (L&O) / 02-119, dt.17.05.2002 and 99-302, dt.09.10.99 but attached under the Administrative Control of SP (PAP) (Copy enclosed). Reply in this regard was furnished to the comptroller and Auditor general of India (Copy enclosed).   

   

6 CCR mobiles performed patrolling duty in Pondicherry region with the following strength of PAP adjusted from the CCR Mobile strength at PAP. Posts of ASIs were diverted to the required places.  

 

 

HC

PC

HG

Driver

Each mobile

1

1

2

1

One * three shift

3

3

6

3

6 mobiles * three shifts

18

18

36

18

      

As all the 6 vehicles were condemned, in 2006-07, 6 Bolero Vehicles were purchased against condemnation as replacement on par with CCR Chennai & Delhi. These 6 Bolero Vehicles were allotted to officers and 4 old Marshal Vehicles was allotted to CCR for patrolling duty.         

 

STAGE-V

 

In compliance to the letter received from Public Grievances commission, New Delhi on the petition of its member Sri Gautam Kaul, re-organization was ordered vide note No.154 / RR / 06 dt. 19.01.2006 and No.54 / OW / SSP(C&I) /2006, dt. 28.02.2006 copy enclosed. Mobile strength was increased and Mobile jurisdiction was fixed as below to concentrate on town regions.    

 

1.  Grand Bazaar Circle

2.  Oreleanpet circle

3.  Reddiarplayam PS

4.  Lawspet / D Nagar Circle except Kalapet / Mettupalayam.

 

The Duties of the Police Control Room Include:-

  • To receive information regarding Crime/Law and order and other important matters/events.

  • Transmitting all important information to Senior Officers/CIs/SHOs/etc.,

  • To direct the mobile vans to attend the scene of important Crime / Accident / affected places of Law and order etc.,

  • To Co-ordinate with Law and order officers in dealing with serious Law and Order etc.

  • Information received through Distress/Emergency calls will be commutation to  the respective police station for necessary legal action/assistance.

  • To assist public in sharing information.

  • To receive public utility emergency & distress service calls round the clock via dial 100.

  • To carry dead bodies in Police Ambulance vehicle by receiving phone calls from various Police Stations in Puducherry region.   

TELEPHONE:-

             As per the Central Telegraphic Act, the basic & Mobile telephone operators have extended their one way Dial 100 distress call service number at Police Control Room as like the one that exists at Fire Service Dial 101.

          The Central Control Room is provided with one way Distress / emergency Dial 100 by the service Providers BSNL, AirTel, Tata Indicom, Reliance, etc apart from it a dedicated line from PolNet was also extended by Police Wireless.

           Daily receiving 500 to 600 calls from public and about 6 to 10 Distress calls requesting for police assistance like Fire, Accident, Electric wire falling on the road and Electric Fire etc. 

 

E.P.A.B.X:-

        The Electronic Private automatic Branch Exchange with six lines is functioning with 103 intercom connections.  0 Dialing facilities has been provided about 58 intercom connections.  Four H.Gs are being posted to operate the EPABX system round the clock in three shifts.  The EPABX system and all the Seven BSNL lines are in working condition. 

 

SN

Phone No

1

2231300

2

2337243

3

2337244

4

2337245

5

2337246

6

2337247

7

2337122

 

   MOBILES:-

 Previously 6 Nos. of Mobile van have been earmarked for Mobile duty but now at present 4 Mobiles are under the Control of CCR.  The Mobile vehicles are on rounds in their respective areas round the clock.  The areas of duty by each Mobile vehicle have been fixed and mentioned in the front page of Mobile vehicle movement register (Mobile GD).  The following vehicles are earmarked for mobile duty.  

                   

1

PY 01-G-9882 (Gypsy)

2

PY 01-G-9883 (Gypsy)

3

PY 01-G-9884 (Gypsy)

4

PY 01-G-9886 (Gypsy)

 

JURISDICTION OF CCR FLYING SQUAD (Chart enclosed):-

  • Mobile I:- Grand Bazaar and Muthialpet-PS limit.

  • Mobile II:- Orleanpet-PS, Odiansalai-PS and Mudaliarpet-PS Limit.

  • Mobile III:- Reddiaarpalayam-PS Limit.

  • Mobile IV:- DNagar-PS and Lawspet-PS Limit.

These Mobiles are performing patrolling in Two Shifts with timings from 08.00 hrs. to 20.00 hrs. and from 20.00 hrs to 08.00 hrs of the next day.  Each mobile has a strength 1 HC, 2PCs with one Driver PC/HG.

 

POLICE AMBULANCE:-

            At present one Police Ambulance was under the Control of CCR.  The Ambulance vehicle was available round the clock. Swaraj Mazda bearing Reg. No. PY 01-G-9925 was earmarked for Ambulance duty. 

 

General:-

  • Inspector of Police /SIs of other units who are not allotted the Mobile vehicles will request for CCR mobile vehicles to perform Night Rounds via W/T messages. Then, CCR Mobile vehicle will be allotted to them for night patrolling.

  • Monitoring VIP visit and L&O incident.

  • Organizing Bravo Scheme introduced by SSP (L&O). 

            The Inspector of Police, Police Control Room will be exercise control over the staff and duties of the Mobiles under the Supervision of Superintendent of Police (Wireless).