Telecommunication Unit Pathanamthitta

Telecommunication unit is entrusted with upkeep and maintenance of all communication channels and equipments. To provide Telecommunication network to the day to day policing in the District, there functioning a telecommunication unit in the district under the supervision of Inspector of Police, Telecommunication.The Telecommunication Unit in Pathanamthitta was formed in 1982. The next year VHF Local Trunk Line Communication became operational with the support of a L/B Repeater station at Moozhiyar and subsequently VHF sets were fitted in almost all police staions in Pathanamthitta district. Other important milestones in the history of District Police Telecommunications are the introduction of Teleprinter in the year 1985 and CoB and e-mail facility in 2003. Since 1991, the Officer in charge of the Unit in the district is Inspector of Police Telecommunications. Now the unit is monitoring special tasks like CCTNS , VHF maintenance Unit, Wireless Control Room, District Computer Maintenance Unit, communication facilities in KAP 3rd Battalion, KAP 5th Battalion and at Sabarimala. In every sense the District Telecommunication Unit is the backbone of District Police with fool proof communication system especially in special occasions, VVIP security, Sabarimala Mandalapooja – Makaravilakku, Religious festivities. At present the strength of this unit is IP -1, SIs – 9, ASIs -2. HCs – 8 and PCs – 16.