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Smriti Irani interacts with JKP officers

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Srinagar: Minister of Women and Child Development of India, Smriti Irani, who was on a two-day visit to the UT as part of the Union Governments special outreach initiative today interacted with the senior JK Police officers and lady officers at GOs Mess, Humhama, Budgam.

The DGP J&K Dilbag Singh introduced the officers to the minister after which interaction took place.

“The interaction meeting was attended by DGP J&K, Dilbag Singh, Principal Secretary to LG J&K Niteshwar Kumar, ADGP (Hqrs) PHQ, M.K Sinha, ADGP (Cord) PHQ, Danesh Rana, IGP (CIV) PHQ, Alok Kumar, DIG Central Kashmir, Amit Kumar, DC, Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza, SSP Srinagar, SSP Budgam, AIsG of Police Headquarters, lady gazetted officers and other senior officers,” said a police spokesperson.

“While interacting with the officers Irani appreciated and hailed the role of Jammu and Kashmir Police in maintaining peace and rendering their services despite challenging circumstances. She hailed the JKP’s efforts during the COVID-19 in implementing the government directives and extending the helping hand to the people in need. She asked the officers to increase the visibility of women deployment at important places taking into account the equality and empowerment of the women in the force,” the spokesperson said.

“DGP J&K expressed his gratitude to the minister for taking time to have interaction with the JK Police officers. He briefed the minister about the welfare measures and schemes functional in the department for the women and children of police personnel including the martyrs. He also briefed her about the action taken in crimes against women, drug abuse and human trafficking. The DGP also apprised the visiting minister regarding the measures taken to minimize the crime against women and children,” he said.

“The DGP informed the Minister that Women Police Stations and Women Police Cells have been opened in all the important cities of the J&K, to facilitate the complainants of any kind of harassment or mal-treatment and early action on them. The DGP also gave a detailed overview regarding the security scenario of Jammu and Kashmir,” he added.

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