JKP aware of capabilities, commitments: DGP

DGP Dilbag Singh chairing a meeting with the senior police officers.
DGP Dilbag Singh chairing a meeting with the senior police officers.

Training allowance enhanced from 10% to 12%

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, May 13: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh today chaired a meeting with the senior police officers of Jammu and Kashmir zones to take stock of the deployment, logistics support and accommodation of J&K Police personnel.
The meeting was attended by ADG Armed AK Choudhary, IGP Jammu Mukesh Singh, IGP Armed Danesh Rana, DIG JSK range BS Tuti, DIG Armed Amit Kumar, DIG Udhampur Reasi Range Sujit Kumar and AIGs Personal and Welfare/ Communication. Through video conference the meeting was attended by ADG Coordination SJM Gillani, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar, all district SSPs of J&K and Commandants of all Armed/IRP Battalion.
At the very outset of the meeting, DGP said that JKP is aware of its capabilities and commitments, yet there is always a scope for improvement. “Because of the perfect synergy between Police and other uniformed forces, we have been able maintain peaceful environment and contain terror and violence instigated and sponsored by Pakistan”, DGP added.
Singh said that there are some gaps which need to be plugged and there are certain areas which need improvement. He said the requirements which have been brought into the notice of Police Headquarters have been taken care. He, however, added that any further requirements would also be looked into positively.
He advised Commandants and Deputy Commandants to augment and strengthen their resources and ensure that they increase their foot prints on ground whether it is Counter Insurgency Operations or law and order situations.
He directed that state of art, nakas with CCTVs support and residential facilities must be placed on important chowks, roads and junctions. He also directed that, highway patrol vehicles allotted recently must be put to optimum use.
All the officers attending the meeting briefed the DGP about the current scenario in their respective areas.
However, the Home Department has accorded sanction to the revision of training allowance from existing rate of 10 per cent to 12 per cent of basic pay as recommenced by the 7th Pay Commissioner, subject to the condition that the allowance will not be admissible for those employees, who are directly recruited by such training institutes for monitoring training.
Meanwhile, On behalf of the J&K Police, DGP has expresses his gratitude to Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu and Union Territory administration for sanctioning training allowance. He said this will help boosting the morale of the police training staff.