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215 police recruits pass out from PTTI Vijaypur

1660 Jawans, officers sacrificed their lives for peace & order; J&K Police has earned name for itself: DGP


Srinagar, Aug 28 (KNS): Jammu and Kashmir Police has earned respect as strong force and is being appreciated by the countrymen for its commitment against terrorism, drugs and other social crimes in the state. This was stated by the Director General of Police Dr. S. P. Vaid on the attestation-cum-passing out parade of 215 recruit constables at Police Technical Training Institution (PTTI) Vijaypur, Jammu today.
Retired DGP Dr Ashok Bhan, Divisional Commissioner Jammu Sanjeev Verma, ADsGP A G Mir, A K Choudary, M S Salaria, IsGP, Danesh Rana, Dr. S.D Singh Jamwal, Retired IsGP SS Bajral, Gulzar Singh Salathia, P R Manhas, Chaman Lal Banhal and other serving and retired senior Police, Army, CAPFs and Civil officers were present on the occasion.
DGP, who was Chief Guest on the occasion, congratulated the passing out recruits and their parents and welcomed them for joining the big family of Police Parivar. Dr. Vaid said to the pass outs that it was a proud moment for them to join J&K Police which has earned a respect from the whole nation for its dedication and devotion in maintaining peace and order. He said that Jammu and Kashmir Police is fighting a proxy war for last three decades in which 1660 jawans and officers sacrificed their precious lives for integrity and sovereignty of the nation.
Showing concern on increasing trend of drug abuse, DGP said that around 40,000 affected persons have been treated in Police drug de-addiction centres and added that society needs to come forward to help JK Police in fighting the war on drugs. He informed that police has booked 645 people involved in drug trade in current year alone.
While referring the welfare for the force, DGP said many welfare measures are being taken to benefit the Jawans and officers saying that in recent times 18263 were promoted besides 5079 in-situ promotions were accorded which include followers as well. He said that 291 were appointed under SRO-43.
He said that an amount of 4.12 cores as ex-gratia was given to the families of SPOs and Police martyrs besides 38.97 cores, special welfare relief was sanctioned for SPOs and police personnel.
Referring the new recruitment in JK Police, Dr. Vaid said that in the current year approximately 5000 constables including 218 women were appointed under transparent recruitment policy (TRP) and the selection of 698 Sub Inspectors is in the final stage
Among 215 pass outs, 187 were of Telecom wing and 28 of Photography cadre. Constable Ajaz Ahmad Laway was declared all round best while constable Tanveer Ahmad Khan and constable Bilal Ahmad Malik were declared second and third all round best respectively. In Indoor Constable Ajaz Ahmad Laway held 1st position, whereas in outdoor 1st position was tied between Constable Bilal Ahmad Malik and Constable Tanveer Ahmad Khan. In Range classification 1st Position was again tied between Constable Zahoor Ahmad Shah and Constable Tanveer Ahmad Malik.
In Photography cadre Constable Mohd Younas was adjudged all round best. They were presented mementos and trophies. The DGP also announced special reward for Parade Commander Constable Abid Hussain and 2nd in Command Constable Suhail Hasan for exhibiting excellent performance while leading the parade.
In his welcome address Principal PTTI Vijaypur Ashok Kumar Sharma apprised about the training activities carried out in the centre adding that emphasis was laid on modern techniques. He informed that this was the 3rd batch of BRTC Wireless Operators and 2nd BRTC batch of Photographers.
Later Dr.Vaid inspected various sections of the training institute and inaugurated some facilities for the trainees. (KNS)