Angul Police


To facilitate the general public for living with peace and tranquillity, maintaining law and order in the district is the primary duty


To facilitate the general public for living with peace and tranquility, maintaining law and order in the district is the primary duty of Police. Besides, traffic management in this district is of paramount importance. Further, safety and security of general public & VIPs and also prevention and detection of crimes are also major responsibility of Angul district Police. Angul district is always alert and vigilant to render service to the people. In Angul Town, round the clock PCR mobile is operating. One round the clock control room is functioning in the district. Roles and Responsibilities of District Police:


There are Muslim population in Angul, Talcher, Colliery, Pallahara and Athamallik P.Ss area. The Muslims community members are observing their fairs and festivals peacefully and are living in communal harmony with Hindus.


Among the major Educational Institutions, Govt. (Auto) College, Angul, Talcher College, Kalinga Institute of mining engineering and technology, Chhendipada, Adarsha engineering college, Angul, Pabitra Mohan Institute of Technology of the district are having good numbers of students. At times the students agitate for fulfillment of their petty demands. So far no untoward incident takes place owing to student issue in the District. The problems of the students are being sorted out by the college management.

Initiatives to tackle Law and Oder Situation:

Special initiative taken under the District to improve law and order :- All PSs have been instructed to collect advance intelligence regarding any possible trouble. The Police personnel of the district are advised to keep watch over the movement of Extremists / Naxlites. All field officers have been advised to sensitize the field functionaries to keep sharp watch over the communal situations and attend all matter relating to land disputes and visit spot followed by enquiry, submit PRs and such intervention of revenue officials to solve the chronic issues. All PS level officer have been instructed to organize a special drive to reduce the pendency of warrants in their PS and to book die hard anti-social / liquor mafia / tender mafia in their PS under NSA to maintain peace.

Law and order situation at MCL Talcher, JSPL Nisa, NTPC-TTPS, Nalco and other industrial sectors including festive occasion

Law and Order situation is arising at different point of times by the land oustees with their various demands like employment and rehabilitation. Since establishment of industries, generation of power and production of coal is of national interest as well as the interest of State, Police arrangement is being made in a regular basis to tackle the law and order situation effectively for smooth functioning of industrial sectors. Besides police arrangements is being made during different festivals/local functions. Police arrangements have been made in respective P.S limits during festive occasion as well as disruption of mining activities by the land oustees/Mining affected villagers. So far no untoward incident took place in the District during festival occasions. Mining affected villagers are resorting to strike at different point of time with their several demands which is a regular phenomenon in MCL, Talcher. At times due to intervention of local police as well as administration the matter is being resolved in co-ordination with MCL management. In certain cases local police is duty bound for taking legal action against the irate villagers to thwart them from obstructing mining activities. So far no major law and order problem noticed in the District. Local police is alert to down play the situation in a war footing basis mobilizing officers and men available at District headquarters in time. In anticipating law and order situation elaborate police arrangement is being made as usual to maintain peace and tranquility in the locality. Some of the major festivals observed in the District are as follows:-

  • Famous MAA Hingula Yatra-2015
  • Car & return Car festival at Angul town-2015
  • Ganesh Puja at Talchar-2015
  • Biswakarma Puja at Nalco township-2015
  • Durga Puja-2015
  • Laxmi Puja at Angul town-2015
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