The state government of Odisha has launched a web-based application that will help elderly people to enroll their name under senior citizen security cell (SCSC) system of the Commissionerate police. The objective of SCSC scheme is to provide the help to elderly people. The elderly people will need not endure the pain of visiting police stations to register their names under the SCSC scheme.
However, SCSC system was introduced in 2009 which covers all the 20 police stations in Bhubaneswar and 18 in Cuttack. The system was launched keeping the view of crimes against elderly persons in both the cities in the past. Earlier, the elderly people visited the police station to enrolled themselves Under SCSC system.
Therefore, the state government has made an online system to enroll themselves under SCSC system visiting the official website of the state government of common application portal at lokaseba-odisha.in. The candidate can also enroll their name visiting the official website at bhubaneswarcuttackpolice.gov.in.
Objectives of senior citizen security cell
- The local police will Co-ordinate with the senior citizens for their safety and security
- The police will make conscious and aware the senior citizens about different aspects of their safety and security.
- The police will assist the senior citizens to solve their personal problems
- The police deparment will ensure regular interaction with senior citizens through visiting their home.
- Co-ordinate police verification of domestic help and tenants by local police stations etc.
Moreover, recently two counseling-cum-helpline centers were set up in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack to address the problems for elderly people. In addition, the Police department has given a proposal to the social security and empowerment of persons with disabilities (SSEPD) department to provide funds for the creation of the two helpline centers.
On the portal, Senior Citizens who have employed in the houses have been provided with verification forms meant for such domestic employee servants / watchman / drivers/ gardeners.
To get more details about the SCSC system visit the website at http://bhubaneswarcuttackpolice.gov.in/senior_citizen_desk.php