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Karur which is a popular tourist location in the South India is also a trade centre that is visited by hundreds of people every year. Whether it is for tourism or for business, there are many people who visit the city and maintaining the safety and security of the people is extremely important. Like every well managed urban city, Karur, in Tamil Nadu is also well maintained by efficient services and facilities. The police department of Karur is an efficient one and is always connected to the people. Other emergency services in Karur include like fire service, ambulances and hospitals which are always ready to help the people of Karur in times of emergency.
Police Department in Karur
The Tamil Nadu state police came into existence in the year 1659 during the British raj in India. And since then it has grown stronger and stronger by adding various agencies and departments to it. Tamil Nadu being one of the largest states of the country needs accordingly a large amount of security especially since it has the coast too to be guarded vigilantly. Keeping the various needs of the state in mind various departments were formed like: Social justice and human rights- to protect the civil rights of the citizen and to protect the scheduled caste and the scheduled tribe community.
Coastal security- to keep a check and to protect the vast 1,076 kms of coastline which has 591 fishing villages in 13 coastal districts.
Railway police- this wing was established to prevent crimes on trains and on railway stations and to protect the people traveling in the trains.
Special task force- this wing deals with the prevention of hijacking, terrorism, tackling armed militancy, insurgency, kidnapping etc.
Other than the above mentioned departments there are various other police departments that has been established for the smooth working of the state and its various units.
Karur District Police Thanthonimalai Phone: 04324-255 500 Karur Town Police Station Police Inspector : Mr. Cedric Manuel. Phone: 04324- 260100
Emergency Phone Numbers in Karur
Women help line: 1091
Child care helpline: 1098
Senior citizen help line: 1253
Sneha suicide prevention help line: 044- 2464 0050
These help lines are available all through the day and are toll free. Such initiations by the police department of the state have helped to ensure the well being of the natives as well as the various visitors to the state.
Fire and Safety in Karur
The fire and safety department ensures help to the people in times of emergencies.Its main aim is to keep people safe during fire emergencies and accidents with its highly efficient rescue team and also to educate people about fire safety. There are 4 fire stations in the Karur division of the district; they are Karur, Aravakurichi, Pugalur and Musiri. The Fire station at Karur can be contacted at 04324 264301.
Chemists and Hospitals in Karur
Karur is well equipped when it comes to hospitals and chemists. There are various hospitals that provide really good facilities and treatment all across the town. From chemists, dental clinics, cardiac and kidney care to nursing homes and maternity centres Karur is well established with many well equipped hospitals.The ambulance toll free number 108 which can be dialed to get help during medical emergencies.