SJM Gillani takes over as ADGP Armed

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Jammu, Feb 26: S J M Gillani, IPS took over as Additional Director General of Police Armed Jammu & Kashmir today at Armed Police Headquarters J&K Jammu.
On his repatriation to Home Department, Syed Javaid Mujtaba Gillani Director Anti-Corruption Bureau J&K was posted as Addl. Director General of Police Armed J&K vide J&K Govt. order No.188-Home of 2019 dated 23.02.2019.
S J M Gillani, IPS (JK:1994) succeeds A.K Choudhary, IPS (JK:1991) who shall await further order of posting in PHQ J&K.
Syed Javaid Mujtaba Gillani-IPS a 1994 batch IPS officer is alumnus of Sanik School Manasbal.
He has served the State in various important capacities including SDPO Uri, SDPO Kothibagh, SDPO Gandhinagar, SP (East) Srinagar, SP Kargil, AIG(P) PHQ, SSP Srinagar, IGP Crime J&K, IGP Kashmir Zone, Director Vigilance J&K.
During his deputation, Gillani held important assignments in Central Bureau of Investigation (GOI), a Premier Investigative Agency of the Country from March 2005 to November 2012.
S J M Gillani is a highly decorated officer who has been awarded President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service, Indian Police Medal for Meritorious Service, Indian Police Medal for Gallantry (1st Bar) and Sher-i-Kashmir Police Medal for Meritorious Service and Gallantry.
Immediately after assuming the charge of ADGP Armed, S J M Gillani conducted the meeting of Jammu based Senior officers of J&K Armed Police including IGP Armed/ IR Danesh Rana-IPS, Staff Officer to ADGP Armed Mehmood Ahmad SSP and Commandants of Jammu based AP/ IR Battalions.
While addressing the meeting, the ADGP impressed upon the officers/ officials of APHQ to continue their respective assignments with the same zeal and zest as they had been doing in the past.
He advised the Staff posted at APHQ to ensure speedy disposal of official matters preferably pertaining to welfare issues of subordinates working at grass route level. (KNS)