Visakhapatnam, July 10:
Director-General of Police Gautham Sawang has underlined the need for creating awareness among women about the Disha app from the grassroots level.
Addressing Mahila Mitras from North Andhra districts at a meeting held in Visakhapatnam on Saturday, the DGP said the State government was according priority to the safety and security of women. He advised women to download the app for their safety.
Speaking about Mahila Mitras, the DGP said any woman can register herself as a Mahila Mitra.
Mahila Mitra committees were functioning under the purview of police stations, he added and clarified that Mahila Mitras were only sevaks and not employees.
Mahila Mitras from the three districts of Srikakulam, Visakhapatnam and Vizianagaram, who attended the meeting, shared their experiences.