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Require Police alertness to ensure safety of everyone: Adv Kumar


Srinagar, Oct 08: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar on Monday said police alertness is required not only for their own safety, but for the safety of people around them.

The Advisor said this in his interaction with the officers during his visit to Armed Police Headquarters here today.


The Advisor was here to review the functioning of one of the important wings of Jammu Kashmir Police.

Addressing the Armed Police officers, the Advisor stressed upon the officers for ensuring standards of discipline are maintained and better training for the police personals.

“The alertness is required while performing duty by a police personal which not only ensures his own safety but also of people present around him,” the Advisor said.

Regarding the facilities being provided to the police personals, the Advisor asked the officers to ensure that food of high standard is being provided. He asked for taking steps to further improve the food quality.

The Advisor appreciated the officers/other ranks for performing their duties and continuously working for the welfare of the people. He asked the officers to always keep their and their men’s morale high no matter in what conditions they are put in to perform services. The high morale will help you in doing your job efficiently and making others to follow you, he added.

K Vijay Kumar assured the ADGP Armed and other officers for the government support in wherever required to resolve the issues for betterment of police force.

Earlier, the Advisor was received by ADGP Armed, A K Choudhary, IGP IR/Armed, S A Watali and other senior officers.

On reaching the Armed Police Headquarters, the Advisor was presented a guard of honor by a contingent of the armed police.

The ADGP Armed A K Choudhary also gave a detailed resume about the functioning of Armed Police, besides infrastructural facilities available in different districts of the State.

Threadbare discussions were held on various issues including, working of Armed Battalions, role & duties assigned to them, strengthening of the Armed Police, steps to be taken for the augmentation of human resource, development & up-gradation of infrastructure, training activities, welfare initiatives for the police personnel/other ranks and other service related issues.

The Advisor held interaction with the Commandants of Armed Police Battalions based in Kashmir Division and enquired about working and services they have been delivering in various fronts. He also sought suggestions from the officers for further strengthening this vital organ of police organization and for the augmentation of facilities to the personnel.