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Delhi Police's South East District Goes Digital, Launches E-Malkhana Project

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| August 4 , 2018 , 15:48 IST

Delhi Police South East District on Friday digitalized all its Malkhanas across all its 13 police stations. Malkhana is a room for keeping seized arms and ammunition and other case properties.

The inauguration was done by the Delhi Police Commissioner, Amulya Patnaik. He also inaugurated the e – Malkhana Manual which is aimed at demonstrating the step by step process of handholding for police stations which may wish to replicate the project. A special video documentary prepared by South-East District that explains the entire process of the digitization malkhana case properties project was also screened on the occasion. 

Patnaik also inaugurated the e-malkhana project of all the other 12 police stations of the district via a live video feed placed in each malkhana by mean of which all video call e-Malkhana were visible on the screen.

DCP South East, Chinmoy Biswal said, “The South-East District has digitized 24000 case properties (muds) transforming its Malkhanas into e-Malkhanas  in a matter of a few months to became the first digital Malkhana District or e-Malkhana District in the country.”

The press release read,”the innovative system adopted consists of both software and physical upgradation of malkhanas. Details of the case property are first entered into the software, followed by uploading of its photograph. The case property is packed in a cardboard box to prevent damage, and a unique barcode is generated which is pasted on the box.”

“The box is then placed onto a specific almirah or rack whose details are entered in the software. This makes the location of the case property easier by simply entering details of the case property in the software module. The software also allows the details of any case property being visible at the simple click of a button,” the release read further.

R.P. Upadhyaya , Special Commissioner of Police Law & Order (South), Sandeep Goel, Special Commissioner of Police Law & Order (North), M.M.Oberoi, Special Commissioner of Police Special Cell & IT, Devesh Srivastava, Joint Commissioner of Police (Southern Range) and other seniors officers of Delhi Police were also present in the inaugural event.