TIRUCHI: Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi inaugurated the new office of the Commissioner of Police at Subramaniapuram here on Wednesday.
Accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin, the Chief Minister commissioned the building in the presence of Transport Minister K.N.Nehru, Forest Minister N. Selvaraj, Director General of Police Letika Saran, Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) K. Radhakrishnan, Commissioner of Police K. Vanniaperumal, senior city Police officers and ministerial staff.
The two-storey building along the Tiruchi–Rameswaram national highway was constructed by the Tamil Nadu Police Housing Corporation at a cost of Rs. 3 crore under the Modernisation of Police Force scheme.
The spacious 30,000 square feet complex has Police Commissioner's chamber, a visitor's hall, a conference hall, intelligence section office and ministerial staff office located on the first floor.
The offices of the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Law and Order), Deputy Commissioner of Police (Headquarters), Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police, Finger Print Bureau, and Recreation Hall are located on the second floor. The Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad office, Library, Legal Assistance Room, Creche and Visitor's Hall are situated on the ground floor of the building that has a total number of 60 rooms.
The building has a ramp facility for the benefit of the physically challenged persons and is equipped with a generator.
The new Commissionerate is situated opposite the Tiruchi Central Prison entrance.