JAMMU – Director General of Police (DGP), Ashok Prasad has asked for adopting latest techniques to improve policing for better public service. He said that updating of records and better management of manpower would help in enhancing the capabilities of professional policing.
Prasad was inspecting Jammu Zone Police Headquarters (ZPHQ), here this morning. He said that efficient utilization of manpower and latest techniques of investigation would help in crime control in the State.
Maintenance of law and order and safety of people is the prime responsibility of Jammu and Kashmir Police and all required efforts will be taken to maintain lasting peace in the state, said the DGP.
The DGP said that the computerisation and use of Information Technology (IT) in updating records and procedure of investigation would prove beneficial for the Organisation and by this way the investigators would be able to domain into the crime network.
Methods used by the criminals are posing challenge to the investigation agencies and to overcome the situation police needs to be equipped with latest instruments and techniques, said Prasad.
During his first visit to ZPHQ, after opening of darbar in Jammu, Mr. Prasad visited various sections of police officers run from the premises, including Crime and Traffic. He interacted with the officials and thoroughly discussed various issues with regard to functioning of these sections. He enquired about the procedures of documentation and updating of records.
Prasad stressed to bring improvements in the day-to-day working to get efficient results. He said that combination of dedication, expertise and latest techniques would help in bringing about more improvements in public service, which is the main motto of the force.
About maintaining up-to-date G. P. Fund accounts of more than 80,000 police personnel, the DGP expressed satisfaction over the working of the concerned officials and said that every effort would be made to maintain transparency into the procedures. He said that use of IT have improved the maintenance of records and eased the access of subscribers to their accounts. He emphasised upon the officials working in the G. P. Fund Cells in the Organization to get assistance from National Informatics Centres (NIC) to make the system more effective.
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