Nagpur: The City Police Department on Friday honoured three journalists for best coverage of ‘Tantra Tech Expo-2017’ organized by Nagpur Commissionerate from January 25 to 27. The expo was held at the premises of Police Headquarters on Katol Road.
The three scribes – Ravikant Kamble, Senior Crime Reporter of Nagpur Today, Dheeraj Fartode of The Hitavada and Dhananjay Tiple of UCN Channel – were felicitated by Commissioner of Police Dr K Venkatesham and Captain M S Kohli, an internationally renowned Indian mountaineer, who was chief guest at the concluding function of ‘Tantra Tech Expo-2017.’ The scribes were presented with mementoes and certificates.
Other dignitaries present on the occasion include DCP (Detection) Ranjankumar Sharma, DCPs Deepali Masirkar, Ishu Sindhu, Abhinash Kumar, Ravindrasingh Pardeshi, Smartna Patil and other senior police officials.
World’s smallest living woman Jyoti Amge also graced the occasion.
The chief guest was Captain M S Kohli, an internationally renowned Indian mountaineer and an officer in the Indian Navy, joined the Indo-Tibetan Border Police. He led the 1965 Indian expedition which put nine men on the summit of Everest, a world record which lasted for 17 years.
Capt Kohli applauded efforts of Nagpur Police to aware the people about cyber crime and said that cops should continue with the effort to sensitize citizens. “Cyber crimes are growing in the country and awareness will be the best way tocounterit,” said Captain Kohli. He further said that such type of knowledge sharing expos are needed to educate the people. More than 30 stalls of various technologies including IT Department, Forensic Department, fingerprints, NDRF, Fire and Emergency services of NMC, EoW, BDDS had set up their stalls at the expo.
Commissioner of Police Dr K Venkatesham was elated due to the overwhelming response and assured that next expo would be organized on a much bigger scale. “We are trying to connect with more and more school students with the expo,” said Dr Venkatesham. DCP Sharma proposed a vote of thanks. Various cultural programmes were organized during the concluding function.