Have reached a stage where little more effort needed to completely end militancy: DGP


Talwara: Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police, Dilbagh Singh, on Friday said that a little more effort was needed to completely wipe out terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pointing out that the Jammu and Kashmir Police along with the other security forces is fighting the Pakistan sponsored terrorism since over last three decades, Singh said that he is proud of the fact that “we have reached a stage where little more efforts are needed to end it completely and restore lasting peace for people of Jammu and Kashmir’’.  The Jammu and Kashmir is changing for better and during the transition Jammu and Kashmir Police has a very important role to play, he said, adding that every member of the police pariwar has to act responsibly.

J&K Police chief while addressing the Passing Out parade of 604 recruit constables at Talwara, Reasi thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Lt. Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha for time and again acknowledging the work and sacrifices of J&K Police. He said that the government of India understands the challenges which the J&K police is facing in different circumstances and is always kind to provide additional support so that this force touches more heights. He also thanked Lt. Governor Sinha for taking the important steps in strengthening the J&K Police organization.

The parade was organised while observing all the Covid protocols and appropriate behaviour. J&K’s Special DG CID, R.R. Swain, Additional DGPs S. J. M. Gillani, Dr. S. D. Singh Jamwal, T. Namgyal,  Mukesh Singh, M. K. Sinha, Danesh Rana, Director ACB Anand Jain, Commander  14 Sector Brig Harjoot Singh,  were among senior police, civil and army officers present on the occasion.

At the very outset, the DGP, J&K congratulated the pass outs for completing the basic training and welcomed them in the JK Police Pariwar.  He said that the passouts had the experience of field work even before completing their training as during the period their training was put on hold due to the COVID-19, they were deployed for enforcing lock down and other related tasks.

He said that during the training our focus was on to enable the trainees to face any kind of challenge not only physically but mentally too and make them understand their responsibilities towards the service of the people and for the nation.

Singh expressed confidence that the recruits would live up to the expectations of the nation. He impressed upon them to remember the oath throughout the service and work with honesty and dedication to come up to the expectations of people and the police organization adding that it will add more glory to the organization.

Referring to the welfare measures, the DGP said that a number of measures have been taken to benefit all ranks of J&K Police and added that around 100 crore of Rupees have been sanctioned from 2020  under different schemes for the families of martyrs, policemen injured in different incidents, for the treatment of Police personnel and their dependents, etc.  He said that special relief of about Rupees two crore has been sanctioned for the police personnel who were affected with the COVID-19.