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The River Police Organization was set-up vide Govt. Letter No. HMP. 307/79/52 dtd. 24.07.79 for constitution of a separate River Police district on the River Brahmaputra covering Goalpara, Kamrup and Darrang district comprising 4 (four) River Police Stations and 6 (Six ) River Police Out Posts.

Delegation of Financial Powers
The Governor of Assam in declaring the Dy. Inspector General of Police (B) Assam as Drawing & Disbursing Officer of River Police Organisation vide Govt. Notification No.HMP.307/79/71 Dtd. 15-11-1979. This sanction issued with the concurrence of the Finance (Esstt. B) Deptt. conveyed in their U.O. No. FEB 380/79 Dtd. 12-11-1979 created the post of Superintendent of River Police Organisation, Assam, Guwahati, vide Govt. of Assam, Home (A) Deptt. Letter No. HMA. 364/2012/20 dtd. 21-02-2013. The sanction was issued with the concurrence of Finance (EC-II) Deptt. vide their U.O. No. FEC (II) 1743/2012 dtd. 20-12-2012.

Functions
1. To prevent and detect crime in the riverine route and char areas of the river Brahmaputra.
2. To maintain law & order in riverine route and char areas of the river Brahmaputra.
3. To keep vigilance on extremist activities /anti-social elements and smuggling of goods in the riverine route and char areas of the river Brahmaputra.
4. To prevent and detect illegal infiltration through the riverine routes of the river Brahmaputra from Bangladesh.
5. To detect and to keep surveillance of un-authorized boats/engine boats etc.
6. The riverine area spans a total of 110 km along the India-Bangladesh border.
7. The land area spans 137.72 kms along the India Bangladesh border.

River Police Stations (RPS)
1. Goalpara River Police Station (Pancharatna) located in Goalpara district.
2. Sualkuchi River Police Station
3. Tezpur River Police Station located in Sonitpur district.
4. Biswamath Ghat River Police Station located in Sonitpur district

River Police Out Post (RPOP)
1. Buraburi (Mahamaya) River Police Out Post, Dhubri district.
2. Nagarbera River Police Out Post, Kamrup district.
3. Beki River Police Out Post, Barpeta district.
4. Pandu River Police Out Post (un-sanctioned), Guwahati Police Commissionerate
5. Chanderdinga River Police Out Post, Dhubri district.
6. Majeralga River Police Out Post, Bongaigaon district.
7. Aye River Police Out Post, Bongaigaon district.

Disposition as on 25-06-2015

Posts Sanctioned Str. Actual Str. Vacancy
SP 01 01 -
Dy. SP 01 - 01
 Dy. SP (Tech) 01 - 01
Asstt. Engineer (T)  02 - 02
 Inspector (UB)      06 04 02
Inspector (Tech) 01 - 01
Sub Inspector      09 05 04
ASI 12 10 02
Mechanic Grade I  02 - 02
Mechanical Helper 02 - 02
Driver Class II       10 - 10
Greaser 10 - 10
Master Class II 10 - 10
Wheeler Seacunny 10 - 10
Boatman 10 - 10
Constable  104 52 52
M.T. Driver           06 04 02
Cook 10 02 08
Total 207 78 129


Speed Boats/ Country Boats/ Motor Vehicles
1. Speed Boat Lachit at Pandu RPOP
2. Speed Boat Jiyabharali at Tezpur RPS
3. Speed Boat Chilarai at Goalpara (Pancharatna) RPS
4. Speed Boat Baba Biswanath at Biswanath Ghat RPS
5. Shallow Boat at Sualkuchi RPS - 02
6. Shallow Boat at Pandu RPOP - 02
7. Cab King - 01
8. TATA-709 - 01
9. Motor Cycle - 01

Infrastructure

1. Sualkuchi R.P.S. Govt. building
2. Goalpara R.P.S Govt. building
3. Tezpur R.P.S. Rented house
4. Biswanathghat R.P.S Building constructed by DRDA
5. Charderdinga R.P.O.P. Govt. building
6. Aye R.P.O.P. Govt. building
7. Majeralga R.P.O.P. Govt. building
8. Buraburi R.P.O.P. Accommodation provided by public
9. Nagarbera R.P.O.P. Govt. building.
10. Beki R.P.O.P. Govt. building.
11. Pandu R.P.O.P. Govt. building.

 

 

 
 
 
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