Srinagar : Vijay Kumar, Additional Director General of Police Armed J&K chaired a preparatory meeting of officers at Conference Hall PCR Srinagar to review the arrangements for 23rd All India Police Water Sports Championship 2023 – 24 being hosted by Jammu & Kashmir Police at (Dal Lake) Back Lawn of SKICC Srinagar from March 2 to 8, 2024.
ADGP took the stock of all the arrangements and preparations made by the different committees in connection with smooth and successful conduct of the event. Twenty eight teams of different Central & State Police organizations including 22 Men & 6 Women teams comprising 30 players each from across the Country are expected to participate in this Championship.
More than 800 athletes from across the Country will prove their mettle in the mega event in Canoeing, Kayaking and Rowing. The teams will be distributed into groups by way of drawing lots during a meeting with the managers & other technical officials of the 2nd of March. The ADGP directed the managing staff that even small things relating to the conduct of the event should be flawless and carried out meticulously in all respects. He said that all arrangements should be put in place properly to make this event a grand success.
Moreover, the availability of critical care ambulances with necessary equipment & doctors was also discussed. Besides, officers were also directed by the chair to ensure police bandobast in and around the venue for the safety of participants. He further directed the officers to keep a strict vigil on anti-national elements to avoid any untoward incident during the Championship.
Earlier, Kuldeep Handoo-DySP (Sports) APHQ apprised about all the arrangements assigned to different officers for the smooth and successful conduct of the event. The Kashmir, Jammu based officers who attended the meeting includes Vidhi Kumar Birdi, IGP Kashmir; Shahid Mehraj, DIG AP Kashmir; Abdul Qayoom, DIG IR Kashmir; Rajiv Omprakash Pande, DIG CKR; Azhar Bashir, Dr Khalid Parveiz, Medical Superintendent Police Hospital Srinagar; SSP APCR Kashmir; Suhail Mir-SSP; Tanveer Jeelani-SSP; Muzaffar Ah. Shah-SSP; Commandants & Dy. Commandants of Kashmir based battalions/ border battalions, Fayaz Yaseen, SP Telecom Kashmir; Farooq Ahmad Mir, Farhat Jeelani-SP;Sr. P.O PTS Manigam etc.