DGP inaugurates Women Police Station in Leh; sanctions rewards, welfare relief

DGP Dilbag Singh inaugurating Women Police Station at Leh on Wednesday. —Excelsior/Morup Stanzin
DGP Dilbag Singh inaugurating Women Police Station at Leh on Wednesday. —Excelsior/Morup Stanzin

Excelsior Correspondent
LEH, Dec 12: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh today visited Leh and took stock of various issues pertaining to the region.
He was accompanied by Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Zone SP Pani.
DGP interacted with the representatives of various religious, social and political organizations at District Police Lines Leh. He commended the people for always showing exemplary social inclusiveness and cohesion which are reflected in the policing as well.
SP Pani, IGP Kashmir while speaking on the occasion, appreciated the role of District Police Leh and said that the policing here is the future of policing which is the need of the time.
Dy CEC LAHDC Leh Gyal Wangyal, Executive Councilors LAHDC Kargil, Nasir Munshi and Puntsog Tashi besides other dignitaries were also present on the occasion.
Later, Dilbag Singh inaugurated the Women Police Station at Leh. The inaugural function was attended by the representatives of various women organizations and NGOs, District Officers and female students of Degree College Leh.
DGP assured that this Police Station besides working for the safety and security of women will also work towards strengthening family relations and keep the ethos of the united family intact.
SSP Leh Sargun Shukla assured DGP that District Police Leh endeavours to perform in accordance with the principles of J&K Police and will continue to do so.
On his visit to the District Jail Leh, DGP took stock of various developmental activities, reviewed the security scenario and also interacted with the inmates. During his inspection at Police Station Leh, he reviewed crime and investigation and also issued necessary directions for improvement in the infrastructural. He also inspected the land allotted to J&K Armed Police at Phyang and GOs mess as well.
SSP Leh Sargun Shukla, Deputy Commissioner Leh Avny Lavasa, SSP Kargil Vinod Kumar, besides other officers of District Police Leh accompanied the DGP during the visit.
Meanwhile, DGP granted special reward of Rs 10000 each in favour of 11 wards of serving police personnel.
The special reward of Rs 10000 each out of Central Welfare Fund with Commendation Certificate Class-1 has been granted in favour of 11 wards of serving police personnel who have qualified different competitive examinations during the year 2017-18. Among them three wards have qualified MBBS, 2 BUMS, 2 BVSc and AH and BTech competitive examination.
Meanwhile, DGP also sanctioned welfare relief of Rupees 1.20 lakh out of Retired Policemen Welfare Fund in favour of 12 retired policemen and relatives of deceased police personnel who were in need of financial help.


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