DGP visits 5th IRBn HQ

PASIGHAT, Oct 8: Director General of Police R P Upadhyaya has on Saturday visited the Commandant Office of 5th IRBn Headquarter as well as the newly completed Battalion Headquarters (BHQ) here at 2-Mile. He expressed satisfaction with the quality of works undertaken after inspecting the Commandant Office, quarters, 100-bedded bachelors barrack, school building, drill shed and also essential amenities including water supply and electrical power supplies in the premises.

The DGP, who during the visit was accompanied by East Siang DC Dr Kinny Singh, SP and in-charge Commandant Rajiv Ranjan Singh, RWD EE Kipa Rinya & AE Kamin Rukbo, suggested for incorporation of children’s park in the premises and lauded the executing agency, RWD, for the timely completion of project. He directed the in-charge Commandant to submit estimate for extension of garage and procurement of additional gym items for gymnasium hall.

Chief Minister Pema Khandu is to inaugurate the BHQ in November. Later interacting with the officers and IRBn jawans during Sampark Sabha, the DGP lauded their dedication and hard work towards their duty and called upon them to uphold the dignity and prestige of uniform as a disciplined and professional force.

“Give your best,” the DGP told them, adding that we must rise upto the expectations that the people of the State and the State Govt have on us, he stressed. We are duty bound to perform our duties of maintaining law and order, Upadhayaya added.

The DGP also asserted that State Govt has accorded top priority to modernization and strengthening of the Police department. Various proposals ranging from infrastructural augmentation, construction of new PHQ, ‘TCL Action Plan’ have been approved, including the recent approval by the Cabinet Committee amounting to Rs 80 crore, the DGP further informed.

Stressing on proper coordination and communication to take up grievances and feedback from officers and jawans, he asked to conduct monthly Sampark meeting. Welfare measure and other pending services matters could be taken and addressed on time through such meetings.

He also stressed on maintaining the chain of command by all the personnel to maintain proper procedure. Further expansion based on requirements could be taken up in a phased manner, he suggested.

Earlier, on his arrival, the DGP was accorded guard of honour. He also held a Sampark Sabha with officers and jawans of district police at Reserve Police Line, Pasighat and dedicated recreational room to police personnel at RPL.

He reiterated that the force must imbibe sincerity and discipline in their works and be prepared to serve in any situation and in any part of the state if called to do so.

The DGP also visited the Women’s Police Station which is under construction and Police Station Pasighat. He assured all possible help to grievances put forth by the police personnel and cautioned that indiscipline in force will be dealt with a strong hand. (DIPRO)