POLICE RADIO BRANCH

URL: http://police.pondicherry.gov.in

 

Phone- 0413 -2337122                                                                                                                              E-mail- spmw.pon@nic.in

 

      The Police Radio Branch, Puducherry was established in the year 1964 with HF link between Karaikal and Puducherry. Later the HF network was expanded to Mahe and Yanam regions in the year 1971 and 1972 respectively. Subsequently during the year 1968 VHF communication was introduced for local communication. 

 Distance of other regions from Head Quarters:

 Puducherry to  Karaikal  

 125 Kms.

 Puducherry to Mahe   

 600 Kms.

 Puducherry to Yanam

 800 Kms.

Area of all regions:

Puducherry     

293 Sq. Km.

Karaikal        

160 Sq. Km

Mahe

 9 Sq. Km

Yanam

30 Sq. Km.

         In the beginning, the communication was maintained by the staff Tamilnadu Police Wireless on deputation basis and later staff were created and posted in all the four regions for the smooth functioning of the communication. At present the below mentioned communication are existing in the U.T. of Puducherry.

1.  HF Net work

2.  VHF Network

3.  POLNET communication

 

HF Communication / TELECOMMUNICATION

            Telecommunication Centres are functioning at Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe, Yanam to connect by Wireless on HF network with /BEST equipments.  The outlying regions are connected with HQ Puducherry through this HF Communication Network and information messages are transmitted / received through this network.

Type

Puducherry

Karaikal

Mahe

Yanam

 TOTAL

Deployed

Stand by

Deployed

Stand by

Deployed

Stand by

Deployed

Stand by

HF

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

1

8

BEST

1

2

1

2

1

2

1

1

11

TOTAL

2

3

2

3

2

3

2

2

19

Deployment of HF and BEST equipments

 

VHF COMMUNICATION NET WORK

            Puducherry region is bifurcated as North, South & Rural Sub Division  and connected with Control Room by VHF network through repeater at Colas Nagar and Villianur respectively.       

 

PUDUCHERRY NORTH & EAST:

1

43 Statics

2

48 Mobiles

3

301 Walkie Talkies

            Puducherry North region is having 43 statics and 48 Mobiles are functioning through VHF repeater of 30 meters Tower at D.Nagar and Repeater at University, Kalapet is used to connect the weak signal of Mobile / Static of Kalapet area with CCR.  301 Walkie Talkie sets are functioning in Simplex mode.

 

PUDUCHERRY SOUTH & WEST:    

1

43 Statics

2

29 Mobiles

3

189 Walkie Talkies

      Puducherry South region is having 43 statics and 29 mobiles are functioning through VHF repeater at Villianur which is connected with CCR, Puducherry.  Walkie Talkie sets are functioning in simplex mode.  189 Walkie Talkie sets are functioning in simplex mode.

 

SPECIAL BRANCH AND SIGMA, PUDUCHERRY:

20 Walkie Talkie sets for SB and 5 Walkie Talkie set to SIGMA have been distributed for their communication.

 

TRAFFIC UNIT, PUDUCHERRY:         

            80 Walkie Talkie sets, 2 Static and 3 Mobile sets for Traffic (North & East), Puducherry, 24 Walkie Talkie, 2 Static and 2 Mobile sets for Traffic West region and 1 Static, 1 Mobile and 5 Walkie-talkie for Traffic South Region have been distributed for their communication. 80 sets are functioning in Semi-Duplex mode through the Repeater D.Nagar, Puducherry and 29 sets functioning for South / Rural region in simplex mode.

 

RADIO WORKSHOP

            Puducherry region is functioning with two Radio Workshops one at PAP Barracks, D,Nagar, Gorimedu, Puducherry to look after all mobiles, statics in North & East regions including Traffic Net work, Puducherry and the another at D’ Nagar to look after all static stations, mobiles in South &West regions including Traffic.  In addition Walkie-Talkie sets maintenance are also carried-out by the concerned workshop.

 

KARAIKAL REGION

At Karaikal region in addition to HF/BEST communication, for VHF Communication 18 Static, 19 mobiles, 72 Walkie Talkie sets have been provided and connected with the control room at Karaikal. This communication is working through repeater at Thirunallar with 40 meter Tower.  One workshop is functioning to carry out the repair/maintenance of all wireless sets and equipments of Karaikal region.

 

MAHE REGION

Along With HF / BEST Communication, for VHF Communication network at Mahe Region 7 Static, 9 Mobiles & 45 Walkie-Talkie sets are also functioning at Mahe.  This communication is working through repeater at 150 Height Sidda Medical College,  Chalakara.  All these wireless sets are maintained by one Workshop at Mahe.

 

YANAM REGION

Yanam region is having 4 static and 4 mobiles connected by VHF network and 25 Walkie Talkie sets are also functioning.  This communication is working through repeater with 80 feet Tower at Yanam.

 

M. V. L. R

            On number of 8 channel PC based Multi Voice logging recorder has been installed at the Control station, D’Nagar to record the important VHF Communication of North, East, South and West regions Puducherry such as Law & Order duties visit of VVIP/VIP/Bandh and during National functions Etc. At Karaikal another one Multi Voice logging recorder has been installed to record important communication of Police Department.

 

P O L N E T

 

            The POLNET scheme was proposed and implemented by DCPW through M/s BEL, Gaziabad.  In this system all Police Stations in India, Para Military, NCRB, SCRB, Police HQ at State and District are connected through satellite communication Voice, Data, Fax facility are also provided in this system.  Six V S A T / MART (BSU) and 31 MART (RSU) were recommended by the DCPW, MHA, New Delhi for the UT of Puducherry.  All 6 VSAT sites were with MART (BSU) and MART (RSU) at all Police Stations have been installed by M/S. BEL, Gaziabad during the year 2005.  DATA / FAX and Voice are being passed to Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam through POLNET and vise versa from the outlying regions for smooth communication.    

 

            VSAT              – Very Small Apperature Terminal

            MART (BSU) – Multi Access Radio Telephony (Base Subscriber Unit)

            MART (RSU) – Multi Access Radio Telephony (Remote Subscriber Unit)

 

POLNET SITES

CID Complex

 

 

 

 

All the sites were MART (BSU) installed with

SP (North Office).

Villianour PS (for South and Rural region)        

SP Office, Karaikal

SP Office, Mahe

CI Office, Yanam

 

The MART (RSU) –31 Nos. were installed at all Police Stations.

 

Present status of POLNET

At present AMC was not made between Pouducherry Police and M/S. BEL Gaziabad for the maintenance of POLNET VSAT after 01.04.2012 due to some objections made by the Home Dep. For want of servicing of broken Dish Antenna at Hybrid in CID Complex which was not attended by the M/s BEL.  The MART Communication is found failure at Puducherry UT and all over India.  Only DATA communication is function in the UT of Puducherry.

 

Training

In order to update the knowledge  / skill, the Police Personnel of Police Radio Branch in the UT of Puducherry will be sent to attend the various courses at Central Police Radio Training Institute, DCPW, MHA, New Delhi as per the training schedule of CPRTI.