DGP directs police officers to participate in nationwide sanitation drive ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’

SRINAGAR, SEP 13: In order to ensure active participation of Police in the nationwide sanitation campaign “Swachhata Hi Seva” being launched on September 15, a high level meeting was chaired by Director General of Police Dr S P Vaid at Police Headquarters, Srinagar. The meeting was attended by the top officers of PHQ and Zonal IGPs, DIGs, District SPs and Commandants by Video Conferencing.
Speaking on this occasion, the DGP impressed upon the police officers to ensure active and whole hearted participation by mobilizing all the resources and manpower to make the nationwide sanitation campaign “Swachhata Hi Seva” a success.
Referring to the adage that cleanliness is godliness, the DGP said that all the police establishments of all the wings should be maintained neat and clean by putting in extra efforts of removing the garbage and providing adequate number of dustbins. He directed the concerned officers to launch special sanitation drives in Police Housing Colonies at Gandhi Nagar and Channi Himmat Jammu and Zewan and Bemina Housing Colonies in Kashmir. Lauding the efforts of Principal Police Training School Manigam for keeping the complex of School well maintained, he exhorted upon the district SPs and Commandants to put in special efforts for cleaning and upkeep of the kitchens, washrooms/toilets and barracks of the Police Stations, Police Lines and the Battalions and Company formations. Highlighting the need for preservation and cleaning of the world famous Dal Lake, it was decided in the meeting that manpower from different wings of the police department will be mobilized to help in cleaning the Lake and hospitals.