Police-Public Mela on Sep 24

Srinagar: The 29th Police Public Mela will be held on September 24 at summer capital here.
This was revealed at a senior police officers meeting, chaired by Director General of Police (DGP), Dr S P Vaid at Police Headquarters here today.
Speaking on the occasion, DGP impressed upon the heads of different wings of police to ensure greater participation of public by making innovations and suitable, appropriate changes in layout/ presentation and by increasing the stalls and amusement points on the Mela day.
He directed the organisers and chairmen of different committees to make hassle free arrangements for the different events in connection with the organising of this hugely popular Mela.
Dr. Vaid directed HoDs of different police wings to make such an arrangements that the tickets/ coupons are available to the general masses at convenient places to ensure greater public participation.
He impressed upon the officers to liaise with the organisation and departments including Khidmat Centres for this. He also sought suggestions with regard to making the coupons available on line.
AIG (Welfare)PHQ Dr. Haseeb Mughal gave a detailed presentation regarding the Mela and informed the meeting that a record number of 7847 prizes are up for grabs in the Mela which include twenty cars, seven scooties, seven motor Cycles, seven laptops, seven LEDs, seven refrigerators, seven tabs, seven smart phones and thousands of cash prizes.
Besides the draw lots, which is main attraction of the Mela, Police Wives Welfare Association is organising various events which include Children competition and amusement items for them. Police Band, orchestra and local folk dance has also been planned for the Mela.
It was informed during the meeting that a number of stalls would be set up by different wings/ units of J&K Police at the venue on the Mela day.