IGP Kashmir urges for strengthening bonds with public

Visits Kulgam, Shopian, Pulwama

SRINAGAR: Inspector General of Police Kashmir, S.P Pani Sunday urged for strengthening bonds with public and asks officers to work for the welfare of community members “which will facilitate the public cooperation in policing activities and will eventually help us to curb the criminal activities”.
He stated this while visiting Kulgam, Shopian and Pulwama where he chaired meetings with officers and held interactions with the personnel posted in these districts. IGP Kashmir was accompanied by DIG SKR Atul Kumar Goeland the respective district SsP.
At Kulgam while interacting with the officers and personnel, Pani appreciated the contribution made by police in maintaining peace and tranquillity in the area. He said that functioning of police has improved over the years due to the technological up gradation and the present day police is well equipped to face the challenges posed by the inimical elements besides he said that police is keen towards the welfare of the personnel and will provide them with better accommodation and other facilities at their work place.
At Shopian, Pani while interacting with the personnel briefed them about the various initiatives taken by the department for the welfare of the Police Personnel. He lauded the efforts made by District Police Shopian in curbing crime and criminal activities in the area despite challenges.
IGP directed the officers to conduct the orderly rooms frequently and prioritise the redressal of grievances raised by the personnel. IGP also stressed on holding frequent police public meeting in all the areas so as to resolve the issues faced by the citizens at the grassroots level and promote citizen centric governance.
Pani emphasised that such meeting will help us to extend cordial relations with public and will make it easier for police to carry out their policing activities besides it will also help them to gain the confidence and trust of the community members.
IGP Kashmir later held an interaction with the officers and jawans at DPL Pulwama. IGP Kashmir in his address to the jawans congratulated them for handling the situation professionally and saving the lives and property of the people. He stressed on them to ensure coordination and synergy among the forces operating on the ground and ensure that the community members are protected from the inimical elements.
IGP said that JK Police has rendered lot of sacrifices for maintaining peace in the valley and directed the personnel and officers to focus on redressing the problems faced by the community members.
He also discussed the issues pertaining to the welfare of the personnel and said that the working conditions of the personnel has significantly improved and department is keen to provide the personnel with several other facilities which will help them to discharge their duties more efficiently.

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