Srinagar: IGP Kashmir V. K Birdi (IPS) conducted a comprehensive review in Kulgam district of south Kashmir, delving into the security landscape, anti-militancy operations and effective investigations, officials said.
Accompanied by DIG SKR Rayees Mohammad Bhat, SSP Kulgam, Addl. SP Kulgam and all DySPs of district Kulgam, the meeting addressed the prevailing security scenario, existing security grid, operational challenges, and countermeasures, a police spokesperson said in a statement.
The officers briefed the IGP on various aspects including security challenges and measures taken, he said.
“Emphasizing the need for a robust security grid, IGP Kashmir urged officers to enhance coordination among ground agencies,” he said, adding, “The IGP stressed proactive measures to strengthen the anti-terrorist grid, generate specific intelligence and intensify operations for peace and stability in the district.”
Special attention was given to monitoring anti-national elements, particularly militant associates, with a commitment to maintaining peace, he said.
The IGP highlighted a zero-tolerance policy towards drug dealings, urging strict action against peddlers”.
In discussions about investigations, the IGP urged prompt resolution of pending cases. Emphasizing police-public relations, he encouraged a public-centric approach, advocating service-oriented policing to build trust and bridge the gap between the police and the public, the spokesperson adcded.