DGP Chairs Meeting of senior officers of Civil administration, Police, CAPF at PHQ Srinagar

A high level security review meeting was held at Police Headquarters (PHQ) Srinagar today under the chairmanship of Director General of Police J&K Shri Dilbag Singh in which over all security scenario of the UT particularly security arrangements with regard to EID, and Independence Day were discussed. The efforts of collective fight against the COVID 19 by the Police, CAPFs and Civil Administration were also discussed.

The meeting was attended by ADGP (CID) J&K Shri R.R. Swain, ADGP (Cord) Shri S.J.M Gillani, ADGP Law & Order/Headquarter (PHQ), Shri A.G Mir, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Shri P Pole, IGP CRPF (Ops) Shri Rajesh Kumar, IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar, IGP CRPF Shri P K Pandey, DIG BSF Shri B K Jha, DIG SSB Ranjeet Singh, DIG CRPF D S Maan, IYC (Ops) ITBP Shri N S Bhandhari and officers of Police Headquarters.

IGP Jammu Shri Mukesh Singh, all range DIsG and all district SSsP of J&K attended the meeting via video conference from their respective places of postings.

In his address the DGP J&K Shri Dilbag Singh appreciated the feedback of the senior officers and jurisdictional officers on different subjects. He directed that the coming fortnight or so the forces have to remain very alert and have to put into use all their resources so that the religious festivals as well as the Independence Day celebration pass off peacefully.

The DGP said that there will be provocations by the anti national and anti social elements during this period and as such all the nafari deployed on nakas, on operations, on static guards and other deployments need to be briefed on regular basis. He complimented the officers and said that a lot of good work has been done during the last few months on operations as well as on the law & order front, however, the guard cannot be lowered and there is a need to consolidate the gains.

The DGP said that all the efforts must be put in place to enhance the security of the vulnerable people and places. He said that the officers can take the decisions keeping in view the local requirements, conditions etc. The DGP also said that all the logistics such as BP Bunkers fitted with CCTVs have been provided and advised the officers that these resources must be made good use of. The incidents of sensitive and law & order nature must be recorded and later on analysed, he said.

The DGP said that the supervisory officers must ensure that the jawans on duty remain alert and put on BP patkas, jackets to safeguard themselves and also do their duties efficiently.

With regard to COVID the DGP said that we need to continue to take all precautions and all the resources which have been made available must be put to use. Police Headquarters will be at the beck and call of the districts and units for any requirements which they may highlight.

The DGP said that the Plasma donations by the Police personnel an initiative under the supervision of ADGP Coordination Shri SJM Gillani has been appreciated by the civilians as precious lives are being saved through this attempt. He said that the units and districts must make a list of police personnel who can be screened for plasma donation. The donors must be duly rewarded.

He further advised that due precautions and COVID protocols must be followed during the celebration of the religious as well as on the national festivals.

All the officers attending the meeting briefed the DGP about the current scenario in their respective areas and assured him that all the orders and advisories will be implemented in letter & spirit.