Srinagar: ADGP armed, Jammu and Kashmir, Arun Kumar on Sunday said that safety and security of the policemen is prime concern and asked them to remain extra alert while performing duties of different nature.
He also said while performing various law and order duties there is a need to remain extra cautious and careful and follow the standard operating procedures (SOPs) properly so that least inconvenience is caused to the general public, a police statement said.
Chowdhary said this during a visit to North Kashmir’s Kupwara and Baramulla district and interacted with officers. He also chaired police darbars at armed headquarters in Kupwara, Baramulla.
A police statement said that the ADGP first visited Armed Police Complex at Wayun Kupwara and took salute at the quarter gaurd and thereafter inspected the various branches of the unit besides he also inspected the residential areas and estates at the headquarter. After inspection, the ADG chaired Darbar of the policemen and officers and heard their grievances.
Referring to the welfare measure for police personnel, ADGP said that many welfare schemes are already in place for the welfare of the policemen and many of them are in the pipeline so as to ensure maximum benefits are provided to our policemen. He assured the darbar that the issues highlighted by them will be looked into on priority.
After Darbar the ADGP Choudhary chaired a meeting of all officers including company commanders and issued directions regarding the present security dimensions and measures required to be taken. He advised them to strike a balance between enforcing the discipline and ensuring the welfare of the officials. The Commanding Officer IRP 4th Battalion Abrar Chowdhary presented the vote of thanks.
The ADGP also interacted with the Deputy Commissioner Kupwara Khalid Jehangir, SP Kupwara Shriram Ambarkar, CO CRPF 98 Battalion and other officers.
The ADGP later visited the headquarters of IRP 13th Battalion where he chaired a meeting of officers of the unit and interacted with the jawans. During meeting he issued detailed instructions to the officers and jawans with respect to the routine duties and the duties view of the forthcoming local bodies and panchayat elections. He asked the personnel to maintain the highest standards of discipline & training.