Rajendra reviews security situation in South Kashmir; Stresses on efficient, better deliverance

Jammu and Kashmir News

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 24: Stressing the need for efficient strategy to counter the nefarious designs of bad elements, the Director General of Police (DGP), Mr. K Rajendra Kumar has said that people friendly policing and better deliverance are the effective methods to reach out to people. He said that zero tolerance for human rights violations and collateral damages is to be ensured while dealing tough situations.

Mr. Rajendra was addressing police officers meeting at Anantnag during his one day visit to South Kashmir today. The meeting was convened to review the security and law and order situation in the South Kashmir Police districts of Anantnag, Pulwama, Kulgam, Shopian and Awantipora.

The DGP asked the officers to make coordinated efforts with other security agencies to thwart the attempts by subversive elements who regain their strength by engaging youth in anti-social activities. Input sharing is imperative for achieving desired results. He asked the officers to involve youth in community policing which could help in channelizing their energies in a better way.


Mr. Rajendra complimented the jawans and officers of JKP for their dedicated role in the smooth conduct of ongoing Amar Nath Yatra. He said that people’s security is our prime concern and this aspect of policing is being focussed on priority to bring innovative changes in our working.

The DGP stressed on good deliverance and quick disposal of public grievances at thana level saying that “men in khaki” are eye centric and people expect greater role of police in minimising their hardships. He asked the officers to be more serious and dedicated in their professional job by ensuring good public service.

Earlier during the meeting, Dy. Inspector General of Police, South Kashmir Range, Mr. Nitish Kumar apprised the meeting about steps taken to strengthen different aspects of policing in the range. He also gave details of successes achieved on various fronts during the recent months.

Later, Mr. Rajendra decorated 94 personnel of the Range with higher ranks, who have excelled in the field of policing while protecting the life and property of the people. He said that good performance is recognised and encouraged at every level. JKP has a good record of public service and our brave jawans and officers have sacrificed their lives for the security of the nation. To help the families of martyrs is our responsibility, which is being focussed, he added.

Accompanied by Inspector General of Police, Kashmir Zone, SJM Gillani, the DGP inaugurated Electronic Surveillance Unit at Anantnag which would help to check cyber crimes and track down the misuse of internet facilities.

Among others the meeting was attended by AIG (Welfare) PHQ, Rajeshwar Singh District Superintendents of Police, Tejinder Singh, Abdul Jabbar, Altaf Ahmad Khan, Mohammed Arshad and Mumtaz Ahmad and other police officers.

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