Reviews security arrangements ahead of Eid, Aug 15
Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Jul 30: J&K Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh on Thursday reviewed overall security arrangements of the Union Territory (UT) ahead of Eid-ul-Adha and August 15 functions.
A high level security review meeting was held at Police Headquarters (PHQ) Srinagar today under the chairmanship of Director General of Police J&K Dilbag Singh. During the meeting over all security scenario of the UT particularly security arrangements with regard to EID, and Independence Day were discussed, a police spokesman said.
He said the efforts of collective fight against the COVID-19 pandemic by the Police, CAPFs and Civil Administration were also discussed.
In his address, the DGP appreciated the feedback of the senior officers and jurisdictional officers on different subjects. He directed that the coming fortnight or so the forces have to remain very alert and have to put into use all their resources so that the religious festivals as well as the Independence Day celebration pass off peacefully.
The DGP said that there will be provocations by the anti-national and anti social elements during this period and as such all the personnel deployed on nakas, on operations, on static guards and other deployments need to be briefed on regular basis.
He complimented the officers and said that a lot of good work has been done during the last few months on operations as well as on the law & order front, however, the guard cannot be lowered and there is a need to consolidate the gains.
The DGP said that all the efforts must be put in place to enhance the security of the vulnerable people and places. He said that the officers can take the decisions keeping in view the local requirements, conditions etc. The DGP also said that all the logistics such as BP Bunkers fitted with CCTVs have been provided and advised the officers that these resources must be made good use of. The incidents of sensitive and law & order nature must be recorded and later on analysed, he said.
The DGP said that the supervisory officers must ensure that the jawans on duty remain alert and put on BP patkas, jackets to safeguard themselves and also do their duties efficiently.
The DGP said that the Plasma donations by the Police personnel has been appreciated by the civilians as precious lives are being saved through this attempt.
He said the units and districts must make a list of police personnel who can be screened for plasma donation. The donors must be duly rewarded.
He further advised that due precautions and COVID protocols must be followed during the celebration of the religious as well as on the national festivals.