DG Prisons visits B’la, Kupwara jails
BARAMULLA, JUNE 22: Director General Police (Prisons) V.K. Singh today visited District Jail Baramulla and Kupwara to review the security arrangements and evaluate the reformatory programmes running in the jails.
He was accompanied by Mohammad Suleman Choudhary- DIG NKR Baramulla, Abdul Qayoom- SSP Baramulla, Ifroz Ahmed Mir, Addtional SP Kupwara, Yasser Parrey, DySP Hqrs Kupwara, and other concerned.
Barkat Ahmad Dar, Superintendent District Jail Baramulla/ Shahbaz Hussin Bhat, Superintendent District Jail Kupwara and other officers of the jail and CRPF were also present during his visit.
The Director General took a round of the premises and inspected the infrastructure and barracks. He interacted with the inmates regarding facilities available to them in the jails. He also visited the hospital, kitchens and other sections of the prison and asked the Jail Superintendents to introduce vocational training programmes in the jails.
Singh also took a darbar of the Prison Staff and listened to their grievances patiently. He urged the staff to put in their best efforts to strengthen the security system and play their role in reformation of inmates.
Later, the Director General, who is also holding the charge of Director General Fire & Emergency Services J&K, inspected the Fire & Emergency Stations Baramulla and Kupwara i.e. Seelu, Sangrama, Pattan, Hqrs Kupwara and Command Office Kupwara.
He said that all the requisite steps would be taken to attend the deficiencies and make the organization more effective and efficient.
He was accompanied by Abdul Khaliq Wani, Assistant Director, Fire & Emergency Services, Command Kupwara, Baramulla and Farooq Ahmad Lone Divisional Fire Officer, Sub Command Baramulla during the inspection.