Joint J&K Police-NIA capacity building programme begins

Srinagar: A six-day-long joint Capacity Building Programme of J&K police with National Investigation Agency (NIA) started in the summer capital, Srinagar, on Monday.

A police spokesperson said that Director General of Police (DGP), J&K, Dilbag Singh was the chief guest at the inaugural session.

Welcoming the officers from NIA and investigating officers of J&K Police in the programme, the DGP expressed his pleasure to be a part of the programme and said that each day is a learning experience for all of us.

“Investigation is the most important part of our work and stressed upon the officers to make optimum use of this opportunity to hone their investigation skills and update them,” he said.

He expressed his hope that this week-long training programme would help in a big way in improving the quality of investigation by the officers of J&K Police.

Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), Jammu, Mukesh Singh while addressing the session shared his experience of working and investigating various sensational cases during his deputation to NIA.

He threw light as to how speedy and result oriented investigation is conducted in a holistic manner. He said that this programme would help in improving our investigation proficiency.

Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of NIA Amresh Mishra in his address said that this joint programme is of significant importance as we will be sharing our experience. He said that J&K Police has already made the nation proud with its professional work.

He said that with each day’s experience new points keep coming which further improve our investigation techniques and added that this workshop is aimed to focus on the modern challenges being faced by the investigation officers.

In his welcome address, the ADGP (coordination) PHQ expressed his gratitude to DG NIA Kuldiep Singh for facilitating this capacity-building programme by assigning faculty members from NIA.

He thanked the officers from NIA who would be imparting the capacity building training to J&K Police IOs offline as well as online. He stressed upon the officers to make full use of this opportunity so that the purpose of conducting the programme is achieved. He said that the participants will be benefited from the very experienced faculty from NIA and JK Police.

SP NIA Vishal Garg gave a brief introduction of NIA and its working and also highlighted some key points which would be focused on during the six-day programme. Deputy legal advisor, Anand Maan also spoke in the inaugural function and highlighted the need for such programmes.

While giving a vote of thanks, AIG (training/policy) PHQ J S Johar said that the training programme would be a healthy mix of lectures, feedback, revisions and discussions so as to make this programme interesting.

During the six days programme, the officers would be learning about important provisions of IPC, CrPC and the evidence Act in relation to UAPA. The participants would be enlightened regarding the evidence collection, recovery & preservation of evidences especially electronic evidences, importance of proper documentation in investigations, scene of crime management, Court craft, intelligence collection and DOs and Don’ts during the investigation.

The programme is being organised by the AIG (training/ policy) PHQ on behalf of J&K Police and about 100 investigators including gazetted officers of J&K Police are participating in this programme.

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