SRINAGAR, June 3: Asserting that Jammu and Kashmir Police would continue its civic action programme with full vigor and zeal, the Director General of Police, K. Rajendra Kumar today said that bringing police closer to the public especially the youth will be the main focus of Jammu and Kashmir Police.
Speaking at the inaugural function of 35th National Learn to Live Together camp at Youth Hostel Srinagar this evening, Mr. Rajendra said that youth is a valuable asset to the nation which needs a peaceful and congenial atmosphere to polish its talent.
He said that youth from 23 States of the country are participating in the weeklong camp during which they will undertake various activities including competitions and fun activities, theatre and puppetry, theatre creative workshops etc. They will be the state’s ambassadors in their respective areas with a message of peace, brotherhood and hospitality of the State. He said JKP will provide all the required assistance to the students participating in the camp as it has been doing in the past as well.
Mr. Rajindra said “I feel that huge participation of students from across the country in the camp shows as if the whole nation has thronged the city of Srinagar to share their experiences with the Kashmiri brethren”. He hoped that the camp would prove very beneficial for the youth of the valley to share the knowledge with the participating children.
He said that the police organization has chalked out a detailed calendar for organizing sports and cultural events in the valley during the current summer which will go a long way to exploit the talent of the youth. He said youth of the state have proved their ability in the national and international competitions and they would be provided all the assistance for their exposure. He said that providing a peaceful and congenial atmosphere to the youth to exhibit their talent at different fora is the prime motto of JKP.
The camp has been organized by Indian Council for Children Welfare (ICCW), New Delhi in association with Shanti Nikeetan Bal Bhawan, J&K Unit and J&K Youth Services and Sports Department in which about 250 students including special children from 23 states of the country participating.
Earlier, the organizing secretary of the camp. Dr. Renu Nanda in her welcome address appreciated the role of K. Rajindra and his team of officers for providing all the required assistance for organizing the camp in the valley, adding that without his personal intervention, it would have not possible to organize such a large camp here.
The function was attended by IGP Armed (Kashmir), Rauf-ul-Hassan, DIG Armed Sheikh Abdul Hamid, Commandants of Armed and IRP battalions. Col. Chopra, A. S. Kohli and concerned officers of Youth Services and Sports department and other police officers.