Chennai, Mar 1 (BPNS)
The Vellore range of Tamil Nadu police will be providing buttermilk, and lemon juice for traffic police personnel in Vellore, Ranipet, Tirupattur, and Tiruvannamalai districts.
The Deputy Inspector General of Police, K. Muniswamny, and Vellore district superintendent of police, Rajesh Kannan on Wednesday distributed buttermilk and lemon juice to traffic police on duty at key junctions in Vellore.
Sources in Tamil Nadu police told BPNS that the project will be extended across the state.
A sachet containing 200 ml of buttermilk will be distributed to police personnel both morning and evening from March 1 onwards. Glucose biscuits and water bottles are also provided to the traffic police personnel to keep their energy levels high.
It is to be noted that in the Vellore police range, there is 5000 police personnel which include women, and of this 600 are traffic police. The police personnel was also provided lemon juice in addition to buttermilk in some districts of the Vellore range.
On average, police personnel on traffic duty will get two hours of break for doing four hours of duty.
In addition to lemon juice and buttermilk, police personnel is also provided with jute hats as the temperature increased in these districts.
The jute hats prevent direct sunlight and small holes in these hats provide better ventilation and air circulation.