‘Welfare of Policemen, SPOs, Home Guard Volunteers top priority’
Srinagar, Sep 14: Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh accompanied by IGP Kashmir, S.P Pani Friday visited District Baramulla and Sopore where he interacted with the officers and held darbars with the Jawans.
In his address to Jawans, the Director General of Police complimented the Police, CRPF, Army and CAPF for their role in bringing considerable improvement in the situation. He said that the existing synergy between the different forces needs to be taken to the next level as we all have to achieve the common goal of peace and normalcy in Kashmir.
The DGP informed that Governor of J&K Satya Pal Malik and Union Home Minister Raj Nath Singh have hailed the work of J&K Police and have extended their good wishes to all the personnel of the Police Department. The DGP, once again thanked the Governor J&K, Satya Pal Malik, Advisor to Governor, K. Vijay Kumar, Chief Secretary B.V.R Subrahmanyam, Principal Secretary to Govt., Home Department, R.K Goyal for enhancing the ex-gratia relief in favour of NoKs of Police Personnel from Rs.48.00 lakh to Rs.70.00 lakh and from Rs.14.50 lakh to Rs.30.00 in favour of NoKs of SPOs, and also extending educational facilities to children of martyrs.
He said that welfare of the Jawans, SPOs, Home Guard volunteers is the top priority and he has brought these issues before the government for active consideration. He said that some more welfare measures are expected in coming days.
He advised the officers and jawans to listen to the people with open heart and do whatever is possible promptly. He said that our motive should be to help to all those who look to us for assistance and by doing so we can earn goodwill of the people, which helps in good policing.
He impressed upon the officers and other personnel to be prepared for the Urban Local Bodies, Panchayat Elections and assured that all the requirements will be favorably looked into.
Some Jawans put forth their grievances which were redressed by the DGP Dilbag Singh on spot.
While thanking the DGP for his keenness in redressing the grievances of jawans and for their welfare, IGP Kashmir S.P Pani assured the DGP that the police will put its best foot forward for any challenge.
Earlier in his welcome addresses SSP Baramulla Imtiyaz Hussain and SSP Sopore Javaid Iqbal highlighted the work of their respective districts and briefed about different measures taken for maintenance of law and order and curbing militancy in their districts.
Earlier, the DGP Dilbag Singh took salute at the guard of honour present to him and complimented the Guard Commanders for their display of drill.
These drabars and interactions were attended by Commandants of IRP, JKP and CRPF. (KNS)