DGP hails decision as morale booster
Srinagar: President of India on Monday appointed twelve officers of J&K Police to the Indian Police Service on probation and allocated them to the Jammu and Kashmir under AGMUT Cadre.
The officers include Shakti Kumar Pathak, Dr. Muhammad Haseeb Mughal, Javid Ahmed Koul, Sheikh Junaid Mehmood, Shahid Mehraj Rather, Dr. Ajeet Singh, Altaf Ahmed Khan, Haseeb-ur-Rehman, Vikas Gupta, Abdul Qayoom, Ms. Nisha Nathyal and Javid Iqbal Matoo.
“The officers will remain on probation for one year as per rule of Indian Police Service (Probation) Rules, 1954 and the officers will obtain induction training as per sub rule 5(4) of Indian Police Service (Probation) Rules, 1954 as amended dated 10.05.2011,” reads an order by A. K. Saran, Director (Police), MHA.
While the appointments take effect immediately, the same are subjected to the outcome of a case titled Sheikh Abdul Rehman & Ors. Vs. Department of Home, Jammu & Kashmir under adjudication before the Central Administrative Tribunal, Jammu Bench, reads the order.
Meanwhile, Director General of Police J&K Dilbag Singh has expressed his happiness and gratitude to the Home Minister Amit Shah, Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha, Union Home Secretary A K .Bhalla, Chief Secretary Dr A K Mehta, Home Secretary Shaleen Kabra and other officers of MHA and Home department, J&K for induction of JKPS officers into IPS cadre.
As per a statement, the DGP has said that the induction of officers will open the career progression prospects of JKPS officers and will go a long way in boosting the morale of officers.
The DGP has also congratulated the officers and their families. He has hoped that the officers inducted will work with more dedication and zeal.