RAJOURI: Deputy Inspector General of Polilce for Rajouri Poonch Range here has asked police cadre to assist civil administration and governmental authorities in relief and restoration work after recent flash floods and incessant rainfall.
Talking to media persons, DIG R-P Range , Ashok Kumar Attri said that police and army carried out a number of rescue operations in twin border districts of Rajouri and Poonch during recent nature’s fury and saved a number of precious human lives and some of these operations were carried out in Potha area of Surankote, Khandli in Rajouri , Dhangri in Rajouri, Saujiyan in Mandi and in some villages of Mendhar.
He said that first priority of police was to save precious life during rains and floods and now, as the period of rain is over , police is concentrating on relief and restoration work. DIG A.K Attri said that police has also distributed relief mateiral among flood affected families while is playing an important role in identifying the worst affected families so that relief provided through civil administration and various NGOs can reach to these families as soon as possible.
Attri also said that in several relief camps for flood affected people installed by authorities like the one in Manyal Galli of Thanamandi and in Surankote , police officials are constantly supervising the situation so that relief work can reach to all the deserving people who are homeless.
Besides this DIG Ashok Kumar Attri also appealed flood affected people to approach officials of police administration if they face any sort of problem in availing relief material while he also assured police will leave no stone up turned in assisting people in the time of trouble.