No proposal to deploy JK police along Indo-Nepal border: Khoda
M M PARVAIZ
Ramban, Apr 25: Director General of Police Kuldeep Khuda Wednesday denied the reports that Jammu and Kashmir police personnel were to be deputed along with the Sashastra Seema Bal, a para-military force guarding the Indo-Nepal border.
“There is no such proposal as of now. At least we have not been requested”, Khoda told media persons on a query regarding the recent reports that Centre has decided to depute the police personnel from the state along Indo-Nepal border to identify the Kashmiri youth “who have been using Nepal as an alternate route to enter into the Valley”.
The state police chief, however, added that Jammu and Kashmir Police was well prepared to take up any assignment of the union government. “We have the adequate number of personnel to be deployed in any state of the country, if requested for”.
Replying to another query, Khoda said that the police recruitment drive will soon be taken up in the unrepresented areas of the state.
The DGP, alongwith senior police officers, inaugurated a library, gym and a recreation park for the police personnel at Khow Bagh Ramban. Before the inauguration, the police officers visited DPL and inspected the site where battalion headquarters is proposed to be constructed.
DGP was accompanied by ADGP SP Vaid IGP Zone Jammu Dilbhag Singh and other officers and commandants of J&K Armed police.
He sanctioned Rs 50 lakh for construction of District Police Office and same amount for construction of new building which will accommodate SP Traffic National Highway. Rs 2.70 lakh has been sanctioned for acquisitions of land and construction of armed police battalion headquarter Ramban and a multi story barks will be constructed at the cost Rs 1.40 lakh for personnel of the armed police.
Khoda today said that Jammu and Kashmir Police has been focussing to strengthen its building infrastructure at all levels across the State to meet latest requirements in view of its increasing man power.
He said that state police has strengthened all its components including the housing sector and major thrust has been given to equip the accommodations with latest facilities. During the previous years a number of building infrastructure has been raised at all district levels in the State which include office buildings barracks, battalion headquarters, police posts and police stations.
Later, DGP supervised the recruitment process at District Police Lines, Udhampur, which was conducted to recruit eligible youth from 243 un-represented villages of five Nyabats, of Udhampur, Roun, Panjari, Mally and Tikri. After putting the aspirants to various field tests by the board members which also include DIG, Uhmpur-Reasi Range, Jagjit Singh, SSP, Udhampur, Shakeel Ahmed Beig, and AIG (Personnel) PHQ, Ghulam Hassan Bhat. 134 youth were selected on the spot.
The selected candidates include 24 graduates and 64 with 10+2 qualification. 13 SPOs were absorbed under reservation rules adopted by the department.
Lastupdate on : Wed, 25 Apr 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Wed, 25 Apr 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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