Jammu- The Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) Chief Dilbag Singh said on Monday that apart from fight against terrorism, his force was playing a parental role in counseling the misguided youth and channelizing their energy in positive direction.
Singh made these remarks while interacting with a group of IPS officers from Sardar Vallabhbhhai Patel National Police Academy Hyderabad, at Gazetted Officers’ Mess Humama in Budgam district, a police spokesperson said Monday.
The DGP, he said, gave the visiting probationary officers an overview of working of the force in different wings, units and districts besides working of special operation groups against the anti national elements.
Crediting the prevailing peace in Jammu and Kashmir to the strenuous efforts of police and other security forces, the DGP, he said, maintained that the forces and administration are working day & night for the long lasting peace in the Union Territory.
“J&K Police is doing multifarious duties which include counter terrorism, police bandobasts, investigations besides providing various services to general people,” the DGP said, adding “Despite various odds, J&K Police has been on fore front of tackling the Pak sponsored terrorism, radicalisation and law & order situations along with all other security forces working in the UT,”.
As per the spokesperson, Singh said that in addition to the fight against terrorism, J&K Police has been playing a parental role in counseling the misguided youth and channelizing their energy in positive direction.
“J&K Police is conducting a lot of activities under the Civic Action Programme besides running drug de-addiction centers to increase its social quotient,” the Police Chief said.
Singh said that over the past three decades, police have lost 1604 brave hearts, while various terrorists have also been eliminated in the fight against terrorism.
“We are proud of our martyrs who have sacrificed their lives for bringing peace in Jammu & Kashmir,” he said.
About the welfare of Police personnel and their families, the DGP said that police have launched a number of schemes for the NoKs of martyrs, our serving and retired personnel and their families.
Terming Pakistan supported narco-terrorism as the latest challenge in front of the force, Singh said that police was taking every possible measure to demolish the ecosystem of this narco-terrorism.
“Within some years tremendous advancement has taken place in the Jammu and Kashmir Police in the shape of weaponry, training skills and technology,” the DGP said, adding that the department is proactive in introducing the latest technology in confronting different challenges.
The DGP told the visiting officers, who are on Bharat Darshan tour, to take full advantage of their stay and advised them to meet officers of J&K Police in order to gain firsthand experience of work culture of the force.
The 26 probationary IPS officers of 74 RR are on study cum cultural tour to Kashmir (JKUT) for 04 days.
ADGP Kashmir Zone Vijay Kumar, DIG CKR Sujit Kumar, SSP Srinagar Rakesh Balwal, SSP Budgam Tahir Saleem SSP Crime Srinagar Amritpal Singh and SP West Srinagar Al-Tahir Gillani were also present on the occasion.
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