Police Range, Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur is the smallest district of Nepal. The total area of this district is 138.46 Sq.Km. The neighboring district of Bhaktapur is Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Kavre District. Bhaktapur is rich in cultural heritage and historical monuments. Durbar Square and Changunarayan temple of this district are listed in World Heritage and is one of the best places of Nepal for tourism. Nagarkot is one of famous places of Bhaktapur for its natural beauty and early sunrise view.

Geographical Situation
Area 138.46 Sq. Km
Election  Region 2
Unit 11
VDC 16
Municipality 2
Longitude and Latitude 27036 North and 85021 East to 85032 east
Neighboring District Kavre, Kathmandu, Lalitpur
Rivers Manohara,Hanumante, Mahadevkhola, Durgakhola,
Changukhola and Nagarkot Khola
Forest Area : 1949 Hector
Law enforcement, crime control and investigation of crimes for peace and security and be engaged in the noble service of all people with full protection of human rights.

Employment of human and physical appliances for prevention and investigation of crime to make Kathmandu the safest city in the world.

Respect human rights.
Discipline and novelty
Effective and qualitative service
Accountable and productive
Manpower in Metropolitan Police Range, Bhaktapur
Rank Total
SP 1
DySp 3
Insp. 11
SI 38
ASI 71
HC 141
Constable 485
Followers 29
Total 779

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Determine vulnerable places with the help of plain clothed police.
  • Control and investigate crime.
  • Carry-out surprise checks to discourage criminals.
  • Conduct police door-to-door program for effective community support in the prevention  of crimes.
  • Deploy SOCO along with police personnel for collection of physical evidence at the crime scene..
  • Co-ordinate with other government and non-government agencies.
  • Co-ordinate with political parties and organizations within the area of responsibility.
  • Provide security during V/VIP movements.
  • Maintain record of crime and criminal activities in the area of responsibility.
  • Maintain record of foreigners staying in the area of responsibility.
  • Work under the command of Metropolitan Police Commissioner's
  • Office and perform other tasks as required.
Future Plan
  • Organize awareness programs in order to prevent crime and criminal activities for maintaining peace and security within the area of responsibility.
  • Organize Police door-to-door programs in order to build up co-operation with the local society.
  • Organize traffic awareness programs in order to reduce traffic accidents.
  • Co-ordinate with political parties, agencies and other government and non-government organizations for monitoring the police service.
  • Organize awareness program against women trafficking and child labor.
  • Train police personnel in various related fields to increase their service efficiency.
  • upgrade temporary police posts at Dudhpati and Sanothimi to Metropolitan Police Sector of "Ka" grade.