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APF Help Desks Boost Security: 122 Sites Now Active


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2023 Oct 11, 7:42, Kathmandu
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The Armed Police Force (APF) has established Help Desk in 122 locations and Health Desk in 33 places across the country to prevent untoward activities during the nearing Dashain, Tihar and Chhat festivals.

APF's Spokesperson SSP Rajendra Khadka shared that the 120 Help Desk were set up in places bordering India while two such desks were established in places bordering China.

Likewise, Health Desk was put in 30 places on the side bordering India and three with China, explained Spokesperson Khadka. According to him, the Help Desk and Health Desk were set up in coordination and cooperation with security personnel of India and China in view of the upcoming Dashain, Tihar and Chhat festivals to facilitate the citizens in border points for their safe and easy movement as well as to rescue those in emergency situations.

 Help Desk were established in 25 places under the Baraha Battalion at Pakali in Sunsari district, 53 under the Chinnamasta Battalion in Mahottari district, two under the Gadhimai Battalion in Makawanpur district, two under Muktinath Battalion in Kaski district, 19 under Bidhya Basini Battalion in Rupandehi district, one under Maheshwari Battalion in Surkhet district and 20 under Baidhyanath Battalion in Kailali district, it was shared.

Similarly, Health Desk was set up in bordering places in Mahottari, Rupandehi, Sunsari, Saptari, Kailali districts. More such desks would be established in other places if need be, said Khadka.

This move is intended to protect citizens traveling through the border points, prevent incidents like illegal activities such as smuggling and criminal activities such as robbery during the festivals.

Furthermore, desks are also set up to help the citizens developing medical emergencies.

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