IGP Stresses On Transparent Policing


SRINAGAR — Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir, Swayam Prakash Pani, Monday asked the policemen to ensure “ transpar­ent policing.” He issued these directions during his visit to Gan­derbal “where he held interaction with the officials and the jawans at police station Ganderbal.”

DIG Central Kashmir, V.K Birdi and SSP Ganderbal, Khalil Poswal besides other officers of the district were accompany­ing the IGP. While addressing the gathering of officials and jawans at Police Station Gander­bal, IGP stressed for adopting “people friendly attitude while discharging their duties so that police-public relations could get a fillip in right direction.”

He urged the officials to fo­cus their energies on “curbing crime and criminal activities in the area which will help police in creating better relationship with the public.”

IGP stressed that police should prioritize speedy disposal of the grievances put forth by the “peo­ple visiting the police station in a professional manner.”

The functioning of CCTNS project of the Police Station was also reviewed by IGP Kashmir. The police station Ganderbal is one among the several other police stations in Valley, which have started updating their work on the online platform. He also directed the officials to up­date Police Constabulary Note­book in every Police Station.

Emphasizing on the impor­tance of transparency in the functioning of police he stated that police should “use modern technology for better transpar­ency and accountability.”

IGP Kashmir visited police station Kheer-Bhawani and DPL Ganderbal. At police station Kheer-Bhawani IGP “made a ca­sual inspection and interacted briefly with the jawans posted at the police station.”

Separately IGP Kashmir also chaired a security review meet­ing with Army and CAPF offi­cials in the district in which the security considerations of the area were discussed“`.

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