Promote police public relations, maintain discipline of highest order: ADGP

ADGP Armed AK Choudhary addressing officers and jawans during meeting.
ADGP Armed AK Choudhary addressing officers and jawans during meeting.

Excelsior Correspondent

SRINAGAR, Oct 26: ADGP Armed J&K AK Choudhary visited Armed Police Complex Zewan here today to take the stock of the functioning and welfare of jawans of armed police units located in the complex.
During the visit the ADGP conducted meeting of officers and jawans of JKAP-9th and JKAP-12th Battalions viz Ladies Contingent of J&K Armed Police jointly.
During the meeting, the officers and jawans of the units put forth several personal as well as departmental problems mostly pertaining to their welfare.
ADGP patiently listened to the grievances of jawans and officers and assured them that their problems falling within the competency of APHQ shall be examined at APHQ level and accordingly redressed on merit and other issues shall be taken-up with the PHQ on priority for appropriate action.
While addressing the meeting, the ADGP stressed upon them to promote police public relations and maintain discipline of highest order.
Highlighting the necessity of remaining extra alert and vigilant and wearing proper anti-riot and BP gear while performing law & order duty, the ADGP stressed upon the supervisory officers at unit coy as well as platoon level to exercise proper control upon the men under their command and ensure that nothing wrong is allowed to go unnoticed.
The ADGP also advised the supervisory officers at all levels to patiently hear the grievances of their subordinates whosoever approaches them for redressal of their grievances and take appropriate action on genuine grievances put-forth before them by their subordinates. Hearing a subordinate patiently by his supervisor is the first solace which a subordinate expects from his supervisor and motivates him to a great extent for better and result oriented performance.
The ADGP also apprised the officers and men about the new policy to be introduced by the Government regarding reviewing performance of work of Government employees and advised them to work with dedication and sincerity.
During the visit, the ADGP was accompanied by his Staff Officer Mahmood Ahmad SSP, DySP (Pers) APHQ Abdul Hamid Dar, DySP (Sports) APHQ Mushtaq Ahmad Wani and Private Secretary Syed Sajad Hussain DySP(S).
Earlier, Manzoor Ahmad SSP Commandant JKAP-9th Battalion and Sanjay Rana-SSP Commandant JKAP-12th Battalion welcomed ADGP and also briefed him about other infrastructural requirements of the complex besides different assignments, the units are presently performing.
Senior officers of JKAP-9th and JKAP-12th Battalions and Ladies contingent including Commandants, Deputy Commandants, Coy Commanders, NGOs and ORS were present on the occasion.