Jaipur Launches Campaign To Make the City ‘Beggar-Free’

In order to make Jaipur a 'beggar-free city', the Police Commissionerate has started a campaign from Tuesday in collaboration with the Social Welfare Department
Jaipur Launches Campaign To Make the City ‘Beggar-Free’
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In order to make Jaipur a 'beggar-free city', the Police Commissionerate has started a campaign from Tuesday in collaboration with the Social Welfare Department. In which two centers were identified by the Social Welfare Department, Government Ambedkar Hostel, Jalupura, and Sarthak Manav Leprosy Ashram, Community Building, Thadi Market by rescuing persons involved in begging at various intersections, religious and tourist places, railway stations, bus stands, and public places of the city.

Campaign launched from these places on Monday

Four teams of four police inspectors and 16 constables have been constituted under the leadership of ACP Narendra Dayma to carry out the operation. However, on the first day of the campaign to make Jaipur city a 'beggar free city', the campaign started at 10 am on Tuesday at 200 feet bypass, Badi Chaupar, Rambagh Chowk, Gopalpura Pulia. In which the director of the social welfare department O.P. Weaver, Additional Director S.L. Pahadia, Assistant Probationary Officer Ramesh Dahmiwal, and Deputy Director (Nursing) Manoj Sharma were also present.

People who beg will be given training

Image Credit: Bhaskar
Image Credit: Bhaskar

Additional Commissioner of Police Ajaypal Lamba said that after counseling the beggars, they would be sent to Government Old Age Homes, Mahila Seva Sadan, Disabled Centers. Along with this, efforts will be made to train the beggars who want to do employment and include them in the mainstream of society. Police teams will be stationed 24 hours at both the centers by the Commissionerate of Police, Jaipur, so that no beggar can run away from there.

Survey of 3000 beggars

The team in charge of ACP Narendra Dayama said that in the last two months, about 3000 beggars were surveyed and identified in the city. After this, their information was collected and information was given to the Social Welfare Department. Now, these beggars are being shifted to rescue centers from different places in the city.

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