Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday set up a 24-hour control room at the Income Tax department in Bhubaneswar to facilitate quick inflow of information regarding the movement of cash during the Lok Sabha
A toll-free number – 1800 345 7160 has been issued to file complaints related to unaccounted cash flow during the elections.
All district collectors have been directed to publicise the newly implemented facility in the IT department.
In a bid to ensure peaceful elections, an inter-state coordination meeting of senior police officials of six states was held in Bhubaneswar on Friday.
DG and ADGs from Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Telangana, West Bengal, and Odisha attended the meeting, in addition to Odisha DGP RP Sharma, Additional Chief Secretary of Home Department – Government of Odisha, CRPF IGP (Odisha), BSF IGP (Odisha) and DIG intelligence (Odisha).
Police officials of the six neighbouring states discussed several law and order issues including the flow of illegal money, liquor, Maoist activities, security arrangements in affected areas and Intelligence sharing to develop more impact full inter-state cooperation to tackle the challenges and holding smooth upcoming general election 2019.
Seven-phase elections in the country will begin on April 11, and counting of votes will be done on May 23.