HYDERABAD: Telangana Government has allocated Rs 9,599 crore to the Home Department in the budget presented by Finance Minister T Harish Rao in the assembly on Monday. This is three percent of the total budget and also three percent increase from the previous allocations to the department. For the year 2022-23, Rs 9,315 Crore was allocated to the Home Department.
Harish Rao said, comprehensive development is only possible with the efficient maintenance of law and order. “ If the State is attracting investments like no other State, it is entirely on account of better law and order,” he said.
The government has created 31,198 new posts of police personnel till now. As part of Mega City Policing, to strengthen Hyderabad, Cyberabad and Rachakonda Police Commissionerates, 56 law and order, 19 traffic police stations, Four traffic ACP police divisions, two traffic DCP zones have been established. At the State level, the Narcotics Control Bureau, Cyber Safety Bureau and Command and Control Centre have been established, Harish Rao said.
Further, for effective handling of any calamities 18 new fire stations have been established in 2022. “ With this, the establishment of fire stations in all the Assembly Constituencies has been completed” he informed the assembly.