JAMMU, NOVEMBER 03- In order to ensure promotion of communal harmony and improve Police Public relations, DIG Jammu-Samba-Kathua Range Ashkoor Ahmed Wani accompanied by Uttam Chand, SSP Jammu, Sazad Salaria SP City South, Sachin Gupta SDPO City South, SHO Gandhi Nagar Bishnesh held a police public meet at Gandhi Nagar. Large number of prominent citizens of different sections of society, Ex-Corporaters, Presidents/members of various trade union participated.
The speakers during the meeting highlighted the grievances about traffic jamming in Nai Basti, Satwari Chowk, Gandhinagar markets, unauthorised parking on roads, enhancement of police patrolling during night hours, social evils, menace of drugs, eve teasing at tuition centres etc.
SSP Jammu while addressing the participants gave the brief accounts of the police performance. He said that police has recently organized various programmes under Civic Action Programme to improve public police relation and to chanellize youth energy in right directions. He said that recently some decoities have been resolved and also the culprits have been apprehended in various theft cases. He also assured of reddressal of grievances put forth during the meeting. He urged upon the participants to use dial 100 facilities for their grievances, as about 40 police vehicles have been put into service in and around Jammu city and assured that their complaints shall be properly addressed.
DIG Jammu Samba Kathua Range while addressing the gathering assured that all the issues put forth by the prominent citizens during the police public meet shall be addressed shortly. He said for proper regulation of traffic in Nai Basti and Satwari Chowk necessary directions have already been given to local police to assist the traffic police during peak hours. Regarding issue of flourishing of unauthorised Rehries business at every nook and corner of the city, it was informed that the Municipality Corporation shall also be involved in this connection for removal of unauthorised Rehries. DIG Jammu also emphasized on the use of Dial 100 facility meant for addressing the public complaints. DIG Jammu said that necessary directions have been passed to all the field machineries to ensure quickest possible service delivery viz. issuance of Character Certificate, clearance of Passport and Service verification. Police officers and jawans are being briefed from time to time that it is the legitimate duties of the police to respond public complaints any time as and when they are approached as the police department is meant for 24 x 7 hours service delivery, he added. He also urged the prominent citizen to assist the police by providing timely information. DIG Jammu said that though necessary directions about police presence around the prominent tuition centres, Women Colleges and Hr. Secondary Schools during peak hours are already in place, yet it shall be ensured that police patrolling is enhanced at these places also. He said that the genuine demand of the public regarding stoppage of matadors at unauthorised stops and auto-rikshaw fares have been largely resolved. Regarding recovery of stolen property in theft cases, strict directions have been imparted to all the field functionaries, he added.
Among the participants Pawan Singh Ex-Corporator, Subash Chander Rekhi President Welfare Association Laximi Narayan Mandir, Choudhary Manmohan Singh Ex-Mayor Jammu, Vinay Gupta, Nai Basti, Rajesh Bakshi Ex-Corporater, Rama Nand Sr. Member Tarade Union, Hardev Singh Corporater- Cantonment Board, Jai Deep Sharma, Ved Sharma, Ashwani Khullar, Mukand Lal Sharma, Manga Matoo President Civic Safari Karmchari Union were present on the occasion.