SRINAGAR, Sept 14: Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh accompanied by IGP Kashmir, S P Pani, today visited Baramulla and Sopore where he interacted with the officers and held Darbars with the Jawans.
In his address to Jawans, the DGP stressed that the existing synergy between the different forces needs to be taken to the next level to achieve the common goal of peace and normalcy in Kashmir.
The DGP informed about the enhancing of ex-gratia relief in favour of NoKs of Police Personnel from Rs 48.00 lakh to Rs 70.00 lakh and from Rs 14.50 lakh to Rs 30.00 in favour of NoKs of SPOs, besides extending educational facilities to children of martyrs.
He said that welfare of the Jawans, SPOs, Home Guard volunteers is the top priority and he has brought these issues before the Government for active consideration. He said that some more welfare measures are expected in coming days.
DGP advised the officers and jawans to listen to the people with open heart and do whatever is possible promptly. He said that our motive should be to help to all those who look to us for assistance and by doing so we can earn goodwill of the people, which helps in good policing.
He impressed upon the officers and other personnel to be prepared for the Urban Local Bodies, Panchayat Elections and assured that all the requirements will be favourably looked into. Some Jawans put forth their grievances which were redressed by the DGP on the spot.
IGP Kashmir S P Pani assured the DGP that the police will put its best foot forward for any challenge.
Earlier, in their welcome addresses, SSP Baramulla Imtiyaz Hussain and SSP Sopore Javaid Iqbal highlighted the work of their respective districts and briefed about different measures taken for maintenance of law and order and curbing militancy in their districts.
Before this, the DGP Dilbag Singh took salute at the guard of honour presented to him.
The Drabars and interactions were also attended by Commandants of IRP, JKP and CRPF.