Jammu: Director General J&K Police Dilbag Singh on Saturday visited Police Technical Training Institute (PTTI), Vijaypur where he inaugurated various facilities for the trainees and staff besides addressing the darbar of trainees, staff & officers of the Institute. The DGP was accompanied by ADGP Headquarters PHQ M. K. Sinha ADPG Coordination PHQ Danesh Rana, DIG Training PHQ Imtiaz Ismail Parrey and AIG (T&P) PHQ, J. S. Johar. On this occasion, he was received by Principal PTTI Vijaypur SSP Shiv Kumar Sharma and other officers & staff of the Institution.
According to a statement issued from Police Media Centre PHQ, J&K on his arrival, Police Chief was presented Guard of Honour by the trainees where he inaugurated the newly constructed Quarter Guard. He later inaugurated various facilities which included Automobile Workshop & Hydraulic Lift, Conference Hall in Indoor Block, Canteen Block and Modular Kitchen. He also inaugurated sports facilities including Synthetic Badminton Court and Net Practicing Cricket Pitch. He on this occasion visited Disaster Management Outdoor Lab and took stock of the training curriculum of said course. SSP Kathua Benam Tosh, SP Rural Traffic Jammu Ranjeet, Vice Principal PTI Vijaypur Rajinder Singh and Staff were also present on the occasion. Dilbagh Singh later launched PTTI Website at Conference Hall and also handed over ISO Certification to Principal PTTI Vijaypur thus becoming the first J&K Police Training Institute to have received this certificate.
Interacting with the officers, the DGP directed the Principal PTTI to underline the technical courses which would be conducted in future in view of changing scenario and new challenges. Interacting with the mechanical training faculty, Police Chief directed for imparting additional skills to the trainees in order to meet the growing demand in Police workshops. He stressed for upgrading and enhancing technical skills of the team deputed at the Institute. DGP on this occasion also impressed upon the Principal to chalk out the programme for conducting interaction between trainees with the nearby Schools students besides organizing trekking activities. He directed for identifying areas of excellence and subsequently working on them in every J&K Police training centre. While inspecting various technical labs, DGP emphasized for making available modern technical tools to enable trainees get familiar to new technology.
On this occasion, Principal PTTI gave a PowerPoint Presentation regarding the functioning of the Institute. He apprised DGP regarding various objectives, activities and achievements of the institution besides facilitates available in the institution. He also briefed about various activities conducted under the Civic Action Programme.
Addressing the Darbar, the DGP expressed his happiness to interact with the officers & staff and to know about the various initiatives taken and their importance in improving the training. He appreciated the incumbent Principle SSP Shiv Kumar Sharma and also former Principal SSP Khalid Poswal for taking various initiatives to improve the basic training facilities as well as for upgrading the training capacity. He said that though facilities available are satisfactory there is always room for improvement according to the changing scenario. He emphasized on providing training with latest technology & equipment and organize modules in order to match the present day demands. He also appreciated staff of the institute for their contribution and also extended his gratitude to the visiting faculty for their support in enhancing the capability of the trainees. He assured all possible help and assistance to improve the training facilities in the centre adding that upgrading and improving the training centre is always on priority of Police Headquarters. He said that JK Police has emerged as an elite force in the country and thus requires special training courses at every stage of service with focus on emerging requirements.
Speaking to the media, DGP said that Poonch-Rajouri Sector has been affected with cross border narco-trade for some time now. “Pakistan is pushing drugs to generate funds for terrorism activities, J&K Police along with CAPFs is responding to each and every evil design strongly”, DGP added. He said that yesterday a huge consignment of drugs, arms and cash has been seized in Poonch regarding which some inter-state connections are emerging, the matter is being looked into, further details would be shared in coming times. He said that Pakistan and its agencies are continuously attempting to push terrorists here and also recruit young people in militant ranks besides to create some militant support system. He said that comprehensive strategies and plans are in place to foil all inimical attempts.
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