Bhubaneswar: The fourth Foundation Day of City Commissionerate Police was observed  on Monday with full of ceremonial customs by the police force. CRPF DG K Vijay Kumar was the chief guest on this occassion.

Technology upgradation in policing will be the thrust area for the twin city police commissionerate in 2012, said Commissioner of Police Bijay Kumar Sharma.

Moreover, the Commissionerate of Police has already started talks with software firms for its development of software based systems like Internet, telephony-based solutions to be devised.

“Since the Commissionerate has to make do with a substantial shortfall in manpower, we have to replace it with technology. For systems’ development, we are already in talks with ‘Tata Consultancy Services’,” said Sharma.

Apart from this, the Commissionerate Police plans to install Close Circuit Television Cameras (CCTV) at every vital place of the City as well as to launch a website where common people can upload images and video clippings of accused persons, committing crimes in the city.