Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has heaped laurels on the State's police force saying that complete peace is being maintained in Tamil Nadu due to which investments are pouring in.
He said this at an event to present the President of India Medal and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Medals to Police, Vigilance and Anti-Corruption, Fire and Rescue Services, Prison, Home Guards & Civil Defence and Forensic Sciences personnel in Chennai.
"The modernisation of police force, enhancement of skills, providing latest equipment and other training programme to develop mental strength of police personnel have reduced caste, communal clashes, terrorism, religious fanaticism, the activities of fundamentalists, extremists and labour unrest substantially," he said."Many companies, including multi-national ones, committed to invest Rs 3,00,413 crore crore at the recently concluded Global Investors Meet in Tamil Nadu because law and order is under control in the State," he said.
The fingerprint division of the police department has acted perfectly making the State first in the detection of crimes using fingerprint technology, the CM added. He further said: Tamil Nadu remains a haven of peace in the country and in order to make the State completely out of crime, more than 2.80 lakh CCTV cameras have been installed. Palaniswami said so far 20,000 police personnel and 22,000 family members participated in the comprehensive well-being programme with the help of the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bengaluru.