DGP visits Anantnag, felicitates Jawans


Srinagar—In its series of visiting the Range Police headquarters of Kashmir valley, the Director General of Police (DGP), Dr. S.P Vaid today visited Range Police Headquarter Anantnag to honour and felicitate the officers and Jawans, who have contributed in fighting the militancy and also tackled the law and order situation amicably.

Speaking at the darbar, DGP complemented the officers and Jawans for working fearlessly under compelling circumstances and getting hold of the situation in the districts of the range.DGP said that it was because of the hard work of the personnel that police has gained confidence and trust of the people which helped in betterment of the situation.

With regard to various welfare measures, the DGP said that Chief Minister has been kind enough to agree to our proposals with regard to enhancement in selection grade constable quota and in-situ promotion to followers. He said that he has submitted a proposal for increasing the promotion quota SIs, ASIs and HCs to the govt. and hope that it will be favourably considered .He said that under the transparent recruitment policy 5300 constables and 700 Sub Inspectors are being recruited in the force. Major portion of the process has been completed and rest will take some more time to induct about 6000 Officers and jawans. He said that he knows the problems of the personnel very well and PHQ is trying its best to provide better facilities of living in police establishments particularly at police guards.

DGP said that taking care of the health of force personnel is a top priority and a scheme is almost ready and circulated for feedback among different units. Once the feedbacks are received, a final call on its implementation will be taken up with the government. He said that he has taken up the issue of increasing Hardship allowance with the government and is also pursuing for it with the Home department.

The police personnel put forth their grievance, which the DGP heard patiently and directed the officers to solve the problems being faced by the policemen.

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