RTI, Auto Information, DFL
In response to the question raised by RTI activist Zeeshan Haider, Delhi Police mentioned they’ve spent Rs 3.6 billion from 2010 until date on hiring automobiles. Most of those automobiles are utilized by Delhi police’s safety unit which is assigned the duty of VIP safety.
Delhi Police spent Rs 52.7 crore within the monetary 12 months 2016-17 on hiring these automobiles. The best expenditure within the final eight years was incurred in 2013-14 when Rs 58.2 crore was spent on automotive leases by Delhi Police.
The contract for hiring the automobiles has been with a Dwarka-based agency for the final 10 years, Delhi Police mentioned.
The agency has rented out 200 Maruti Gypsies of 2010 make, 50 Gypsies of 2017 make, 100 Maruti Ertigas of 2017 make and 50 Innovas of 2013 make to Delhi Police. Whereas the outdated mannequin Gypsies fetch a every day lease of Rs 2,400 every, the identical for newer fashions is increased.A retired IPS officer who had served the safety unit informed NBT that many of the pilot and escort automobiles deployed in VIP safety are employed ones. Most of those VIPs have been supplied Z or Z-plus safety.