ANANTNAG, JUNE 02: Impressing upon the police officers to ensure smooth functioning of communication network in the Valley, the Director General of Police (DGP), Mr. K. Rajendra Kumar, today called for putting in place effective security measures for the cellular companies working in the Valley. He said the communication breakdown in some parts of the Valley by subversive elements has affected the business, banking and educational activities, which is great concern.
He also commissioned upgraded building of Police Station Awantipora and additional office accommodation at Home-guard Battalion Headquarter Anantnag. The works have been executed by Police Construction Division (PCD) with a total cost of more than one crore.
Mr. Rajendra, commissioning the new constructions, disclosed that JKP has been raising building infrastructure in all the districts of the State to upgrade the living and working facilities for the personnel. He said that two agencies viz PHC and PCD are engaged with the construction works. During past one decade a mega construction programme has been carried out throughout the State strengthening infrastructure in the shape of additional accommodation, alternate accommodation, battalion headquarters, police stations and police posts. He said that in view of the increasing manpower such facilities are being upgraded at different locations to enhance working capabilities of all wings of the Organization.
The DGP, during his visit inspected various under execution works in the districts. MD (PHC), Mr. Dilbag Singh briefed the DGP about the different aspects of ongoing constructions. He appreciated the efforts of PHC and PCD for completion of works within a time frame. He emphasised upon the officers and executing agencies to supervise the works personally and ensure use of material as per the laid norms.