DGP chairs meetings of officers in Leh, Kargil

  • 1

Directs officers to deal mischievous elements strictly

Srinagar: Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh took stock of security and facilities provided to the inmates In Leh and Kargil.

He was accompanied by IGP Kashmir S.P Pani and DIG Central Kashmir Range.V.K Birdi. .

DGP while addressing the Darbars at District police Lines Leh and Kargil expresed his pleasure in visiting these districts and expressed his satisfaction over the working of personnel deployed in these districts.

He said that Leh and Kargil being tourist destinations attract good number of tourists and added that utmost care need to be taken while discharging duties as conduct of an individual police personal reflects upon the entire police department. He advised that self-composure is an absolute imperative under any circumstances, a police spokesperson said.

While mentioning different challenges being faced by police, he expressed happiness over peaceful environment prevailing in Leh and Kargil and directed the officers to deal strictly with mischievous elements according to the law.

Pointing towards the militancy in state, DGP said that “we have lost 39 fellow policemen in our fight against this menace . “We are proud of their sacrifices and the whole police department stands by their families”, DGP added.

He expressed gratitude towards central and state Governments for increasing financial assistance in favour of policemen and remuneration of SPOs.

He said that long pending service matters of the policemen have been expedited.

“In the last 20 days, two thousand policemen have been promoted. As on date no SRO case or application is pending in Police Headquarters,” DGP said.

DGP while referring the demands put forth during these darbars, he assured that the problems and demands in the form of concession in air travel during winters, availability of edibles in winter , appropriate clothing in extreme cold climate will be looked into on priority.

Dilbag Singh also said that he and his team are committed for the welfare of jawans and SPOs. The officers and men of district police, Leh and Kargil, IRP , SDRF ,police Telecommunication, CID , police medical attended these darbars.

Earlier, DGP visited District jail Leh and inspected prisoners accommodation, newly constructed medical aid centre , surveillance mechanism and troops guarding the jail premises. Taking keen interest in the welfare of prisoners and staff, he suggested various measures to upgrade infrastructure vis-a-vis improvement in basic amenities.

Deputy Commissioner Leh Avny Lavasa and Deputy Commissioner Kargil Vikas Kundal attended the meetings at Leh and Kargil respectively.

During his visit, SSP Leh and SSP Kargil briefed the DGP regarding various aspects and security scenario in their respective districts.