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JAMMU: The Director General of Police J&K Dilbag Singh on Tuesday said that coordination among forces has yielded desired results in maintaining peace and order and added that we have to strengthen the synergy further to foil ill-designs of the neighbouring country and its sponsored terror outfits operating in J&K.
During the meeting, the DGP complemented the security forces for recent successful Counter Insurgency operations in J&K. “CAPFs have played a significant role both in maintaining law and order and Counter Insurgency operations,” he said and stressed upon the officers not to let peaceful atmosphere be disturbed by elements inimical to peace. He said that security is to be strengthened at all levels with joint efforts of all security forces to foil any nefarious designs of terrorists.
He said that personnel on ground should be briefed regularly and synergy at the grass root level of SHOs and Coy commanders has to be at level best for achieving better results.
The DGP was chairing high level security review meeting with senior officers of Police/CAPF to take stock of security, counter Insurgency operations, and preparation/measures to contain spread of COVID-19 in Kashmir Zone during his week-long visit to Kashmir.
Dilbag Singh also held interaction with GOC 15 Corps Gen B S Raju during the visit. In order to take stock of security scenario, the DGP chaired review meetings which were attended by senior CAPF and Police officers at PCR Kashmir and Police Golf Course Srinagar.
Earlier in week, the DGP visited 15 Corps where he discussed various aspects of security and counter terrorist operations with GOC 15 Corps Gen B S Raju.
The DGP also inspected offices at Police Headquarters (PHQ) and Armed Police Headquarters (APHQ) on opening day of Annual Darbar. He took stock of the opening of these offices and chaired officers meeting at the headquarters.
While chairing these meetings, the DGP appreciated the excellent work being done professionally at all fronts by Army, Police and CAPF and said that brave and professional force of J&K Police along with other security force are taking every task as a challenge with fortitude.
At PHQ and APHQ, the DGP said that over 15,000 police personnel working as frontline corona warriors are fighting with determination at various COVID Care Centres including high risk zones. He also appreciated role of J&K Police in helping needy local and non-local people by providing them dry ration/cooked food, medicines, etc.
DGP directed the officers to take all precautions/ measures for sanitising and decontaminating the offices/ buildings on regular basis. Besides, continuing with his outreach programmes to review arrangements to contain spread of COVID-19 pandemic on ground and present security situation, on May 5, the DGP visited Srinagar Cargo and Central Kashmir’s Budgam District. The DGP inaugurated two pre-fabricated structures, one a 60 bedded barrack while another housing a library, a gym, a TT room, a saloon and a welfare centre for Jawans and GO’s Lodge at Police Lines Budgam.
He also addressed a Police Darbar and also took a review of security scenario of the district in a meeting with officers of the district. On 6th and 7th May, Dilbag Singh chaired a joint officers’ security meeting at Srinagar to review security scenario and necessary measures taken to strengthen Srinagar security grid. The meeting was attended by ADGP CRPF Zulfikar Hassan and other senior officers of Police and CAPF.
While addressing the officers, the DGP said that role of Police, army and CAPFs deployed on various assignments in J&K is commendable and coordination among various security forces has resulted in huge successes. During the meeting, the DGP complemented the security forces for the recent successful Counter Insurgency operations.
DGP Dilbag Singh also visited Delhi for a day to brief higher authorities on law & order and security situation prevailing in J&K and evil designs of Pakistan to disturb prevailing peaceful environment. He also visited Northern Command Headquarters on May 11 and had detailed discussions with GOC-in-C Gen Y K Joshi, regarding security situation along borders/LOC with Pakistan, ceasefire violations and increasing infiltration bids by Pakistan to push in more terrorists this side. The hinterland situation and counter terrorist operations also came up for discussion along with counter measures to Pakistan initiated propaganda and other objectionable activities aimed at instigating and promoting terrorist violence in J&K.