SRINAGAR: The Additional Director General of Police Armed, SM Sahai Thursday felicitated J&K Police sports personnel for their excellent performance during the year 2013, a police statement issued here said.
Jammu and Kashmir Police had bagged 15 gold, 10 silver and 28 bronze medals in different sports events during the year 2013 and the recently concluded All India Police Games-2013 at Bhopal.
Parvez Ahmad and Zahoor Ahmad of police water sports team were felicitated for winning gold medals in Kayaking and Canoeing events in the All India Police games held at Bhopal.
The Pugilists and wrestlers also brought laurels by clinching one gold, one silver and six bronze medals in 62nd ‘All India Police wrestling Cluster 2013.’
The medalists include Khalida Bano (gold), Asha Jamwal (silver), Rajni Kumari (Bronze), Stanzin (Bronze), Ravinder Bhushan (Bronze), Benia Amin ( Bronze), Roshan (Bronze)
Sub Inspector of J&K Police, Rashid also bagged a gold medal for the department in 24th Senior National Fencing Championship and 5th Fencing Federation Cup held at Patiala Punjab.
Speaking on the occasion Sahai expressed happiness over the impressive performance of Jammu and Kashmir Police teams at international, National and State level competitions held during last year.
He said that the ultimate goal of J&K Police is to achieve proficiency in different sports so that they are able to bring laurels not only for the department, but for State and India as well.
Sahai assured the sports person that their necessary requirements in terms of infrastructure, equipment and diet supplements would be facilitated to them on priority.
He said, “Sports is an important part of the Jammu and Kashmir Police and efforts are being made to build state of the art infrastructure to equip our sports personnel with latest technology to make their presence felt not only at the national but also at international level,” he said.
The function to felicitate the outstanding performers of the J&K Police was organized here at Armed Police Headquarters.
The function among others was attended by IG AP/IR Jammu Zone, P. R Manhas, DIG IR Jammu, Vijay Singh Samyal, DIG Armed Range Jammu, K. L. Bhagat, CO JKAP 14th Battalion, Sanjogita Sudan, Sports Medicine Specialist APHQ and Sports Officer APHQ Inspr. Kuldeep Handoo, Coaches Satyakam Sharma, Om Prakash Sharma, Farooq Ahmad Bhat.