Director General of Police (DGP), Dilbag Singh exhorted upon the officers that mischievous elements should be dealt with strictly as per law.
Dilbag Singh accompanied by IGP Kashmir, S.P Pani and DIG Police Central Kashmir Range, V.K Birdi on Sunday visited Leh and Kargil wherein he chaired officers meets and held interactions with Jawans. He also visited District Jail Leh and took stock of its security and facilities being provided to inmates.
DGP, while addressing the Darbars, at District Police Lines, Leh and Kargil, expressed his pleasure in visiting these districts and expressed his satisfaction over the working of personnel deployed in these districts. He said that Leh and Kargil being tourist destinations attract good number of tourists and added that utmost care need to taken while discharging duties as conduct of an individual police jawan reflects upon the entire police department. He advised that self composure is an absolute imperative under any circumstance.
While mentioning different challenges being faced by police, he expressed happiness over peaceful environment prevailing in Leh and Kargil but directed the officers that mischievous elements should be dealt with strictly as per law.
Pointing towards the terrorism in the State, DGP said “We have lost 39 fellow policemen in our fight against this menace. We are proud of their sacrifices and the whole Police Department stands by their families.” He expressed gratitude towards Central and State Governments for increasing financial assistance in favour of policemen and remuneration of SPOs. He said that long pending matters have been expedited by saying that in the last 20 days, 2,000 policemen have been promoted. DGP said that as on date no SRO case or application is pending in Police Headquarters.
DGP while referring the demands put forth during these Darbars, assured that the problems and demands in the form of concession in air travel during winters, availability of edibles in winter, appropriate clothing in extreme cold climate will be looked into on priority.
Dilbag Singh said that he and his team are committed for the welfare of jawans and SPOs. The officers and men of District Police, Leh and Kargil, IRP, SDRF, Police Telecommunication, CID and Police Medical attended these Darbars.
Earlier, DGP visited District Jail Leh wherein he inspected prisoners’ accommodation, newly constructed medical aid centre, surveillance mechanism and troops guarding the jail premises.
Deputy Commissioner Leh, Avny Lavasa and Deputy Commissioner Kargil, Vikas Kundal attended the meetings at Leh and Kargil respectively.