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Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has said that the Maharashtra government is planning to set up a new jail and seven police stations in Mumbai.
In this regard, he wrote,
A discussion was held on Tuesday with police officials on the need for new jails in state capitals Mumbai, Nagpur and Pune. At present there is only one jail in Mumbai at Arthur Road. He told the officials that better quality work is expected within the stipulated time.
He also assured that there will be no shortage of funds from the government for the guard quarters. He said expediting the project to renovate the guard quarters in Mumbai’s Worli area was also discussed.
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15 new police stations and police quarters are almost ready and 10 more will be ready in six months. Work on 457 constable quarters, housing projects for 53,860 constables across Maharashtra is in progress.
87 new police stations are planned in Maharashtra and 7 police stations in Mumbai.
Prioritizing the work, he directed the officials to take up the urgently needed projects first and complete them quickly and then take up the work in phase wise. He posted that wherever possible, police quarters should be built near the police station.