DGP visits Kathua, Doda; says welfare of police personnel PHQ’s priority

DGP Dilbag Singh inaugurating SDPO office at Gandoh in Doda district on Wednesday.
DGP Dilbag Singh inaugurating SDPO office at Gandoh in Doda district on Wednesday.

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Sept 27: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh undertook a significant visit today, reaching out to the communities of Bani and Sarthal in Kathua District, as well as Gandoh in Doda District.
During his tour, the DGP inaugurated essential police infrastructure and actively engaged with local residents to gain insights into their concerns.
DGP Dilbag Singh was accompanied by ADGP Jammu, Mukesh Singh, and IGP (Headquarters/CIV) BS Tuti throughout his visit. His first stop was Bani in Kathua, where he presided over a public darbar. Later in the day, he headed to Gandoh in Doda, where he inaugurated a newly constructed Police Station building and an SDPO office.
Addressing the gathering at the public darbar in Bani, the DGP expressed his gratitude to the people for their active participation and pledged to address their highlighted grievances by liaising with the relevant authorities.
Regarding the welfare of the Police Pariwar, Singh emphasized that the well-being of both Jawans and officers has always been a top priority for the Police Headquarters (PHQ).
He assured that every conceivable form of support and assistance is being extended to Jawans, officers, Special Police Officers (SPOs), and the Next of Kin (NOK) of martyrs.
In Sarthal, the DGP, along with other officers, interacted with the personnel stationed at the Police Post and Special Operation Group.
During his visit to Gandoh in Doda district, the DGP engaged with the officers and jawans of the Police Station, overseeing its operations and scrutinizing crime records. He issued directives for the expeditious resolution of public grievances and complaints, emphasizing the need for swift police action in case of emergencies or untoward incidents.
The DGP reaffirmed the Jammu & Kashmir Police’s unwavering commitment to safeguarding the lives and property of the public, stressing the importance of collaborative efforts between officers and the community to maintain peace and stability in the region.
Speaking to the media, DGP Dilbag Singh explained that his visit aimed to assess the crime situation in the Bani area and foster connections with the local populace. He highlighted the prevailing peaceful environment in the Kathua District while underlining the vigilance maintained by J&K Police and other security forces, given the district’s connectivity with neighboring districts of the Union Territory, Punjab, and Himachal Pradesh.