Jammu,February 16,2017 CNS: Grappling with the daunting task of welfare, Jammu and Kashmir Police has been embarked upon a massive programme to enhance living standards of serving police personnel and families of martyr’s. Innovative schemes are being pondered to provide relief to the retired personnel also.
Director General of Police (DGP), Dr. S. P. Vaid, in a meeting at Police Headquarters (PHQ) here today, while dwelling on the existing welfare initiatives, said that, betterment of serving personnel, besides rehabilitation of martyr’s families has been top on the Organization’s agenda and a beginning has already been made at PHQ to enhance their living and working standards, which include better accommodation, basic amenities, better equipment to enhance the quality of service and quick remedy of hardships.
The meeting was attended by all district and range police officers from Jammu Zone. Besides officers from Kashmir Province attending the meeting through video conferencing.
Reiterating his commitment to work for ameliorating the lot of police families, Dr. Vaid said that the Organization has been working in other fields to generate new ideas and introduce new welfare initiatives, creating a good atmosphere in the organization. He said that responsibilities of JKP have increased manifold and we have to focus on upgrading the professional capabilities of our Jawans and officers. Though in the recent years, the organization has taken a number of initiatives to improve the living and working standards of its personnel but much more is yet to be done in the field to enhance basic amenities for the personnel deployed in the field, particularly in far off areas.
Dr. Vaid, keen to ensure the welfare of the police families, said that several measures are taken to benefit the families of police martyrs which include providing quality education to their children with impetus on modern academics based on information technology. He hoped that these measures would enable the children and the families of police personnel to attain academic excellence besides facing the challenges of the present day world with more vigorous and confidence.
DGP sought reports with regard to the implementation of schemes which are in force. He asked the officers to make the policies more transparent and come up with comprehensive suggestions to introduce more welfare scheme for the benefit of personnel. The officers from all 25 police districts of the State discussed in detail the possibilities of enhancing the schemes and measures to be taken to generate more resources for the purpose. DGP disclosed that the suggestions put forth by the officers would be discussed in the Central Police Welfare meeting which would be held in the coming months.
Besides district and range police officers, the meeting was attended by ADsGP, VK Singh and Dilbag Singh, IsGP, SJM Gillani, AG Mir, MS Salaria, Yogider Koul, Alok Puri, Dr.SD Singh, Danesh Rana, SL Sharma, Jagjit Kumar, SA Watali, MA Ganai, JP Singh, Surinder Kumar Gupta and Johny William. (CNS)