Hyderabad, January 13: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao today said that there is a remarkable drop in the crime rate in the state.
He said the good law and order situation is attracting new investments to the state.
The chief minister held a review meeting on several issues pertaining to the police department at Pragathi Bhavan.
He noted that the police are also trying to reform people who have committed crimes on humanitarian considerations.
KCR said both the police and industries department are doing a good job and several people visiting the city from other states have vouched for it and gave a good feedback.
After the State government introduced the new industrial policy TS iPass, as many as 2500 new industries came to the state and this is largely due to the good law and order situation in the State, he said.
Home Minister Nayani Narasimha Reddy, DGP Anurag Sharma, Hyderabad City Police Commissioner M Mahender Reddy, Home Secretary Rajiv Trivedi, Mission Bhagiratha Vice Chairman Vemula Prashanth Reddy and officials from the CMO participated in the meeting.
Anurag Sharma has informed the CM about the need to appoint more constables and explained other issues of the department. A discussion took place to fill-up the vacancies immediately in the constable cadre.