DGP reviews security situation in J&K

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Dec 3: The Director General Police, J&K, Dilbag Singh reviewed security situation in J&K and also chaired Police Establishment Board (PEB) meeting today.
A police spokesman said that on the forenoon the DGP chaired a Police Establishment Board (PEB) meeting via video conferencing and in the afternoon, he chaired joint security review meeting at PCR Kashmir, which was attended by senior officers of Police, Army and CAPF.
The joint security meeting was attended by ADGP Armed J&K SJM Gillani, IG (KOS) CRPF Deepak Rattan, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar, IG (SOS) CRPF Ms Charu Sinha, DIG CKR Srinagar Sujit Kumar, BGS Ops 15 Corps P K Mishra, DIG CRPF North Srinagar Dr Randeep Kumar Rana, DIG CRPF South Srinagar Mathew A John, DIG BSF Ops Srinagar Arvinder Singh, SSP PCR Srinagar Shahid Mehraj Rather, SSP Srinagar Sandeep Choudhary, SSP PCR Kashmir Zubair Ahmed Khan and SP PC Srinagar Iftikar Talib.
Spl DGP CID J&K, RR Swain attended the meeting through video conferencing from Jammu.
Speaking to the officers the DGP expressed satisfaction over the synergy existing between the officers and formations of forces. He expressed hope that together security forces will continue to work harder for greater peace. The DGP stressed upon the officers not to let the peaceful atmosphere be disturbed by the elements inimical to peace by effectively and sincerely handling the lawful duties and commitments.
The DGP said that the action against terrorists and their OGW networks and handlers should be continued unabated and all such elements should be kept under check so as to foil their ill designs that are aimed at disrupting normal lives of the people. He said that security grids need to be kept fully geared up at all levels with joint efforts of all security forces and agencies. He directed officers to review the security strategies more often so as to check for any loopholes if ignored. The DGP also took a review of the winter preparedness. The officers from CRPF, Army and BSF also shared their views and assessments in the meeting.
The Police Establishment Board meeting was attended by Special DGP CID, J&K, RR Swain, Spl DGP Crime, J&K, AK Choudhary, ADGP Security, J&K, Dr SD Singh Jamwal, ADGP Headquarters, PHQ, MK Sinha, ADGP Railways, J&K, Sunil Kumar, ADGP Coordination, PHQ, Danesh Rana, AIGPs of PHQ Ramesh Angral, JS Johar, Manoj Pandita, and other concerned officers of PHQ.
The DGP flanked by ADGP Armed, J&K, SJM Gillani and IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar chaired the meeting via video conference from PCR Kashmir while other officers attended the meeting at Conference Hall of PHQ.
During the meeting various agenda points pertaining to capacity building and welfare of the jawans were discussed.
The DGP said that various wings of police need to rationally review their deployments and see that persons posted at a particular location for very long are transferred out and replaced with suitable persons. This, he said, will enhance the capabilities of these units.
He further said that unauthorised attachments and localised arrangements should be done away with and cases be reviewed and recommendations must be justified while giving emphasis on encouraging the deserving personnel. He said that the recommendations must be performance based and due weightage must be given to the circumstances, topography, and difficulty faced besides the perseverance and operational acumen displayed by the personnel.