DGP reviews COVID-19 preparation at Police Hospital


JAMMU: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh visited District Police Lines Jammu and dedicated a Command Vehicle to J&K Police and interacted with senior police officers from district Jammu.

The DGP was accompanied by IGP Jammu Mukesh Singh. He was received by DIG Udhampur Reasi range Sujit Kumar, SSP Jammu Shridhar Patil, SP Headquarters Adil Hamid and other officers.

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DGP on his arrival inspected the Command Vehicle which is equipped with modern technology and has been prepared by Range Police Headquarter Udhampur-Reasi under the supervision of DIG Udhampur-Reasi Range Sujit Kumar.

Briefing the DGP, DIG Udhampur-Reasi range said that the Command Vehicle shall be used as a communication/operational hub during any emergency. The vehicle is fully airconditioned, equipped with 10 CCTV cameras, PTZ camera, 360 degrees view camera, public address system, flashlights, advanced medical kit and other security systems. The vehicle can be converted into a tent house and is also suitable for the stay of officers and officials during the time of operation.

The Command Vehicle has three-level power supply system which can sustain for one week and the provision has been made to connect the vehicle with outside AC power supply as well. Additional trolley house, toilet, washroom, powerhouse and storage are the other features of the Command Vehicle. Later, during the interaction with the officers SSP Jammu Shridhar Patil briefed the DGP regarding the ‘Mission Saathi’ launched by District Police Jammu to fight against COVID19.

In this initiative a series of measures are being undertaken to address the issues/problems encountered by Police officers/officials who get infected by COVID-19 while discharging their duties.

The DGP also visited Police Hospital Jammu and chaired a meeting of doctors to review the measures already in place with regard to COVID-19 and also had a preview of a facility “COVID Care Cum COVID Welfare Centre”, which will be dedicated to the Police personnel of Jammu and Kashmir.

Superintendent of Police Hospital Dr Abdul Majid Malik briefed the DGP about the working of the hospital.

IGP Jammu Mukesh Singh, DIG Udhampur Reasi range Sujit Kumar, SSP Jammu Shridhar Patil, Dr Ajay Misri, SP Headquarter Jammu Adil Hamid and other gazetted officers were present during the visit.