J&K Police working on different fronts: DGP

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SRINAGAR: A group of IPS officers from Sardar Vallabhbhhai Patel National Police Academy Hyderabad on Wednesday visited police headquarters here and interacted with Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh and other senior police officers at PHQ. The probationary officers were given know-how about the functioning of Jammu and Kashmir Police.
At the outset of the interactive session, the visiting officers were welcomed by the DGP. He introduced the group with the senior officers at PHQ and said that J&K Police is doing multifarious duties and is countering militancy at different fronts, a police statement issued here said.
Various militants have been eliminated but unfortunately we have lost 1669 of our “brave-hearts”, DGP said. In addition to the fight, the force has been playing a parental role in counselling the misguided youth and channelising their energies in a positive way.
“Despite various odds, J&K Police has been on the forefront of tackling the Pak-sponsored militancy, radicalisation and law & order situations along with all other security forces working in the state,” the DGP said. “Police are doing multifarious tasks which include police bandobasts, investigations and providing various services to general people.”
“We are proud of our martyrs who have sacrificed their lives for bringing peace in the state,” Singh said.
He said within some years, tremendous changes have taken in the Jammu and Kashmir Police in shape of weaponry, training skills and technology. The department is proactive in introducing latest technology in confronting different challenges, he added.
Taking part in the interaction, ADGP, Headquarters PHQ AG Mir said that since past one decade, J&K Police has conducted a lot of activities under Civic Action Programme including the drug de-addiction to increase its social quotient. He said that social media has thrown some challenges which are being taken care of by J&K Police.
IGP Personnel PHQ JP Singh on the occasion spoke about different measures taken by the J&K Police to channelise the energies of youth through sports activities.
DIG CKR VK Birdhi, SSP Budgam Tajender Singh and SSP Srinagar Imtiyaz Ismail Parray also interacted with the group and gave answers to various questions of the visiting officers.
Earlier, AIG (Provision & Transport) PHQ through power point presentation gave a detailed resume of the functioning of J&K Police. He apprised them about the topography and historical background of the state. Visuals and videos regarding the history and role of J&K Police were displayed highlighting the achievements of the force on anti-militancy front.
IGP CRPF (Admn) Kashmir Ravideep Sahi, Director Prosecution PHQ Sikander Mohan Kapoor AIsGP PHQ Samir Rekhi, Abdul Qayoom and Manoj Kumar Pandit, SP A/A PHQ Gulzar Ahmad and Chief Accounts Officer PHQ Amit Mahajan were present in the interactive session.