Physical fitness and professional skills to perform duties are most important for Police personnel and refreshing these skills from time to time is essential to stay updated & relevant, said Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh on Wednesday.
He was addressing J&K Police’s Armed contingents who had participated in this year’s Independence Day parade, at Armed Police Complex Humama, Budgam today on the sidelines of a Bada Khana organized for them.
The DGP was the chief guest on Bada Khana organized by Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police Headquarters under the command of ADGP SJM Gillani.The function was attended by ADsGP SJM Gillani, M K Sinha, Danesh Rana, IGP CIV PHQ Alok Kumar, AIsG of PHQ, Commandants of Armed Police, CO. CRPF Bn. Rakesh Singh, gazetted officers and cops of JKAP, contingent commanders of JKAP/IRP, and the jawans who participated in the Independence Day Parade.
DGP J&K while addressing J&K Armed Police officers & cops reiterated that during the 15th August celebrations this year all the contingents exhibited exemplary drill discipline despite bad weather. He said that the rehearsal which he witnessed during his visit to Zewan and the Independence Day Parade depicted the hard work of our cops. He complimented the contingent commanders and cops for their efforts.
He said that he was happy to know that all the battalions are conducting refresher courses for their personnel. He said that physical fitness and professional skills are of immense significance to the police force to perform their duties perfectly.
He said that refresher courses will help upgrade and update the skills we have besides adding to our physical fitness. He lauded the role of ADGP Armed J&K for organising these refresher courses in which 50 personnel of each battalion are taking part every month. The target is to put each officer & jawan to one month training in a year, he added.
Singh said challenges never end and for Police personnel until retirement challenges keep coming. He said that J&K Police personnel should be able to perform multiple tasks.
He directed the ADGP Armed that besides refresher courses, orientation courses on security duties should also be conducted especially for performing personnel security officer duties. He also directed for organising commando courses and stressed for rotational tenures. He directed the officers to take notice of important issues neglected for long and take immediate remedial measures.
Singh said that Police Headquarters is always at the back of its officers and cops. He said that welfare measures right from the SPOs to the senior officers are being taken care of on a day to day basis.
He said that all policemen affected with the Pandemic and anyone injured in law & order or counter terrorist operations have been provided suitable financial relief. He advised Police personnel to do regular physical exercise for maintaining fitness