Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
»
1-min read

Are Drinking Water, Sanitation Facilities Provided to Traffic Cops at Duty Sites: Delhi HC Asks Police

A bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said these are only the 'bare minimum' facilities that are being sought in a PIL for traffic police officers.

PTI

Updated:August 11, 2019, 7:17 PM IST
facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp
Are Drinking Water, Sanitation Facilities Provided to Traffic Cops at Duty Sites: Delhi HC Asks Police
Representative image.
Loading...

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has asked the Commissioner of Police whether facilities, including drinking water, sanitation and medical check-up, are being provided to traffic police personnel at their duty locations.

A bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said these are only the "bare minimum" facilities that are being sought in a PIL for traffic police officers.

It directed the police commissioner to file an affidavit in response to the court's query before the next date of hearing on September 27.

The direction from the bench came after it perused an earlier affidavit filed by the police stating that it provides "a big water jug and a small water jug" to on-duty traffic personnel.

The court was hearing the plea that was filed by an NGO, Legal Forum for Women. It has sought drinking water, sanitation and health care facilities be provided to traffic police officers at

their duty locations.

The officers, who work in high pollution levels and extreme weather conditions, are not provided with benefits such as insurance and ex gratia, the NGO claimed.

Queries under the right to information law have revealed that neither the Ministry of Home Affairs nor the Delhi government has any such scheme to provide health benefits, water or sanitation to police officers here, it alleged.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Subscribe to Moneycontrol Pro and gain access to curated markets data, trading recommendations, equity analysis, investment ideas, insights from market gurus and much more. Get Moneycontrol PRO for 1 year at price of 3 months. Use code FREEDOM.

Read full article
Loading...
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Loading...
Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results