Considering the importance of Social Media in the present day context and its massive use in the State, DGP KB Singh has instructed all Superintendents of Police, Range IGPs/ DIGPs and Commissioner of Police to open Twitter and Facebook accounts.
DGP has asked the Top Cops to open accounts in Social Media in their respective districts and ranges forthwith and use it for prompt redressal of police related public grievances.
Besides, a number of complaints relating to police are being lodged in the official Twitter and Face book accounts of the Chief Minister, which need to be promptly attended, said Mr.Singh.
As per the decision, Twitter and Facebook accounts are to be opened in all districts and ranges in their names using the CUG phone number of DIB and official e-mail id of districts/ranges.
The tagline of Twitter account and profile name of Facebook account shall be official in nature.
The official logo and motto of Odisha Police shall be used in the profile picture.
The Twitter and Facebook account so opened shall be linked with the Twitter/Facebook account of the Chief Minister and State Police Headquarters.
The Superintendents of Police have been advised to regularly follow the Twitter and Facebook pages of the Chief Minister as well as State Police Headquarters and retwitt the action taken on the complains lodged in the official Twitter/Facebook pages of the Chief Minister, added Mr.Singh.