SRINAGAR, Apr 15: Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), Armed/Law & Order, K. Rajindra Kumar today held a meeting of police officers to review the arrangements of deployment of armed police personnel for law and order duties and forthcoming Shri Amar Nathji Yatra. He stressed upon the officers for adopting a comprehensive deployment plan to maintain peace and security in the valley so that people can carry out their day-to-day activities in a secure atmosphere during the summer season.
Addressing the meeting, the ADGP said that armed personnel have to assist the executive police in maintaining law and order in the State, adding joint efforts need to be taken to make the system more effective. He said that coordination among all the agencies involved in maintaining the peace is imperative and frequent meetings among these agencies would enhance their performance. He said that armed police has played an important role in maintaining law and order besides performing other duties and the force has to remain vigilant to help the people in all areas of the State. The force has always remained in the service of the people in the State and has shared its responsibilities effectively to minimize the miseries of the people during odd times, he added.
During the meeting preparedness for deployment of manpower for forthcoming Amar Nathji Yatra also came up for discussion. The ADGP told the meeting that sufficient deployment would be made in consultation with other agencies, along the yarta routes in the valley and in this regard preparations have already been stared. He said that logistic equipment should be sorted out to make the arrangements in advance so that manpower could deal with any situation firmly.
Earlier, Mr. Rajindra visited Commando Training Centre (CTC) Lethpore and took stock of the training activities being carried out in the Centre. He was told that 942 recruit constables are presently undergoing basic training course in the Centre. He asked the training staff to complete the syllabus within the time frame and ingrain moral values and firm will-power in the recruits. He also addressed a darbar of the trainees and asked them to get ready for exhibiting their capabilities in the field with a sense of public service, patience and discipline.
Among others, the meeting and the darbar were attended by Inspector General of Police Armed, (Kashmir), Rauf-ul-Hassan, Deputy Inspectors General of Police, P. Namgiyal and K. L. Bhagat, Principals, CTS, Lethpora and STC Shree, Sanjiv Khajuria and Fareed Ahmed Khan and all Valley based Commandants of Armed/IRP battalions besides other police officers.