Director General of Police Dilbag Singh visited Pulwama and Awantipora and took a review of the security scenario in the areas on Saturday. He was accompanied by IGP Kashmir SP Pani, a spokesperson said.
“DGP interacted with the district and jurisdictional police officers during his visit. He commended the collective efforts of J&K Police and other security forces for maintaining peace and order in the districts,” reads an official statement. He has also said that “all officers and jawans are doing a commendable job in the fight against terrorism and our efforts will continue with increased coordination among the forces.” He emphasised to enhance the people-friendly approach adopted by the forces in tough situations.
During interaction with officers-in-charge police stations, police posts, police components and other territorial senior police officers, complimented them for their achievements and work and also sensitised them about the security concerns of the state.
At Awantipora meeting the DGP has directed Awantipora police to make preparations for the smooth conduct of Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra commencing from next month.
He has also said that PHQ is addressing the welfare issues of the personnel continuously and various measures have been taken to benefit the police personnel and the families of martyrs. He informed that some more employee-friendly decisions could be taken in the upcoming Central Police Welfare Committee meeting on 13th of this month.
DGP has later visited sub-Jail Pulwama where he was received by DIG Prisons, MS Lone and other officers. He has also interacted with the inmates and the staff. He also inaugurated Lab for Plumbing where courses will be started in collaboration with Art of Living Organizations, and a Waiting Hall in Sub Jail to facilitate more visitors of the inmates.