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Exclusive Cell set up by Sikkim Government to Monitor Social Media Content

Sikkim government set up an exclusive cell in the police department to engage with the public on social media on a regular basis

Sep 24, 2013 15:59 IST
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Sikkim government in the last week of September 2013 set up an exclusive cell in the police department to engage with the public on social media on a regular basis.The move was taken to counter any hate propaganda and rumour. The state government designated nodal officers for monitoring the content of social networking sites to take immediate action against any false propaganda.

Moreover, the state government provided 30 per cent reservation for women in civil police and women police officers have been posted in all police stations to ensure safety and security of the women in the state, he added. A cell for crime against women has also been set up in the state CID wing and police officers have been sensitized in dealing with victims of rape, molestation and domestic violence.

The state government set up National Integration Committees in the state and district level under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary and respective District Collectors for maintenance of communal harmony and promotion of national integration in the state.

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