Jammu, Nov 14: A group of IPS officers from Sardar Vallabhbhhai Patel National Police Academy Hyderabad who are on Bharat Darshan tour called on and interacted with the Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh and other senior police officers of Kashmir Zone at Gazetted Officers’ Mess Humama, Budgam.
The probationary officers were given know-how about the functioning of Jammu and Kashmir Police, a police spokesman said in a statement issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO).
At the outset of the interactive session the DGP welcomed the visiting officers. He gave an overview of working of the force in different wings, units and districts besides working of special operation groups against the anti national elements.
He said that the prevailing peace in Jammu and Kashmir is also an outcome of strenuous efforts of J&K Police along with other security forces. He said that all the forces and administration are working day & night for the long lasting peace in the UT.
The DGP said that J&K Police is doing multifarious duties which include counter militancy, police bandobast, investigations besides providing various services to general people.
He said that despite various odds, J&K Police has been on fore front of tackling the Pak sponsored militancy, radicalisation and law & order situations along with all other security forces working in the UT.
He said that in addition to the fight against militancy, J&K Police has been playing a parental role in counseling the misguided youth and channelizing their energy in a positive direction. He said that J&K Police is conducting a lot of activities under the Civic Action Programme besides running drug de-addiction centers to increase its social quotient.
The DGP said that over the past three decades various militants have been eliminated in the fight against militancy but unfortunately we have lost 1604 of our brave hearts. “We are proud of our martyrs who have sacrificed their lives for bringing peace in Jammu & Kashmir.”
About the welfare of Police personnel and their families, the DGP said that we have launched a number of schemes for the NoKs of martyrs, our serving and retired personnel and their families.
The DGP said that Pakistan supported narco militancy is the latest challenge in front of the force. He said that J&K Police is taking every possible measure to demolish the ecosystem of this narco militancy.
He said that within some years tremendous advancement has taken place in the Jammu and Kashmir Police in the shape of weaponry, training skills and technology. He said that the department is proactive in introducing the latest technology in confronting different challenges.
The DGP said to the visiting officers to take full advantage of their stay and advised them to meet officers of J&K Police in order to gain firsthand experience of the work culture of the force.
ADGP Kashmir Zone Vijay Kumar, DIG CKR Sujit Kumar, SSP Srinagar Rakesh Balwal, SSP Budgam Tahir Saleem SSP Crime Srinagar Amritpal Singh and SP West Srinagar Al-Tahir Gillani were also present on the occasion.
Pertinent to mention here that 26 probationary IPS officers of 74 RR are on study cum cultural tour to Kashmir (JKUT) for 04 days—(KNO)