DGP Vaid reviews functioning of armed Police

KL News Network


As a part of its programme to rejuvenate all wings of police organization, Director General of Police (DGP), Dr SP Vaid on Monday visited Armed Police Headquarters and reviewed the functioning of Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police. During his visit, he stressed to initiate innovative measures for a visible change in the wing.

Dr Vaid, while discussing the functioning of Armed Police with the officers said that JKAP is a vital organ of police organization, which is delivering at different fronts of policing, especially law and order and anti-militancy front. He said that the personnel of Armed Police are deployed in far-flung areas and it is the need of hour to examine basic amenities, being provided to the personnel deployed in hostile situations.

During the visit, DGP enquired about the living and working facilities available in different areas of the State and stressed to initiate a comprehensive programme for augmentation of the facilities, being provided to the personnel. He said that better facilities and good atmosphere is imperative to better public deliverance by our personnel. All the supervisory officers should be made bound to review the present amenities available at the places of deployment and we have to put in place coordinated efforts to mitigate the problems of jawans, said the DGP.

ADGP Armed J&K, L Mohanti gave a detailed resume about the functioning of Armed Police, besides infrastructural facilities available in different districts of the State. “Though in the recent years, building infrastructure has been strengthened but there is need for further improvements in the basic facilities being provided at far off places of deployment including guard posts”, said Mohanti.

IG IRP Jammu Range, Yoginder Koul, through power point presentation apprised the DGP about the functioning and deployment of Armed personnel in Jammu Province.

Dr. Vaid said the proficiency of personnel could be improved with the better facilities to be provided to the personnel.

“We have to enhance professional expertise by providing training in latest techniques with modern equipments. Mobility and weaponry would also improve the working of Armed Police”, he added.

Dr. Vaid disclosed that all possible support would be provided to make the force more professional and PHQ would provide all necessary assistance for augmenting the basic amenities to the cops. He stressed to utilize available resources and assets to raise more infrastructures for the betterment of police personnel and their families.


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