Khoda reviews security
Honours 29 policemen
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Srinagar Apr 8: The Director General of Police (DGP), Kuldeep Khoda, on Thursday took stock of the security scenario in the valley and reiterated that Jammu and Kashmir Police would meet the challenges of militancy with courage and fortitude.
He said that people of the state have high expectations from the Police and “We will live up to their expectations,” he added.
Speaking at a meeting of senior Police officers held at Police Control Room here, he said that peace was pre-requisite for progress and prosperity of the state. “Jammu and Kashmir Police with other security agencies is determined to eradicate militancy from grass roots level. There is need to win the trust of people by displaying true professionalism,” he said.
In the days to come, he said, JKP would be taking on higher responsibility of maintaining peace to ensure free flow of tourists during the summer season.
During the meeting, the DGP stressed upon the officers to maintain close vigil on the activities of anti-social elements who always try to disrupt the normal life for their vested interests. The meeting expressed satisfaction over the recent successful operations against militants in different parts of the state.
The DGP lauded the role of Policemen and officers, who took part in these operations. He said that Jammu and Kashmir Police would encourage its personnel, who play vital role in anti-militancy operations, avoid collateral damages and save life and property of the people during the operations.
Earlier, the Inspector General of Police (Kashmir Zone), Farooq Ahmed apprised the meeting about the present law and order scenario in the valley.
After concluding the meeting, a simple function was held to honour 29 policemen who have been promoted out of turn for their courage and bravery during anti-militancy operations and ensured no collateral damage to the common citizens.
The personnel, belonging to Kashmir Zone include 24 constables, promoted as Selection Grade Constables and five Selection Grade Constables as Head Constables.
These personnel were recommended by the Police Establishment Board after scrutinizing their performance in a meeting recently held at (PHQ) Jammu. The DGP decorated the newly promoted personnel with higher ranks on this occasion.
Khoda also handed over the appointment orders to eight Special Police Officers, who have been recommended on the basis of their good performance by the concerned District Superintendents of Police.
Among others, the meeting was attended by Deputy Inspectors General of Police, H K Lohia, Rouf-ul-Hassan and Muneer Ahmed Khan, SSP, Srinagar, Javaid Riyaz, SSP PCR, Srinagar, Sheikh Mahmood, SSP Telecom,. Manzoor Ahmed, all district superintendents of Police and commandants of Valley based armed and IRP battalions.
Lastupdate on : Thu, 8 Apr 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 8 Apr 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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