A meeting of the Civil Administration and Police department was held under the chairmanship of District Magistrate Doda, Vishesh Paul Mahajan, here at DC Office. Senior Superintendent of Police, Abdul Qayoom, Additional Deputy Commissioner Dr Ravi Kumar Bharti, ADC Bhaderwah Chowdhary Dil Mir, ACR Ashfaq Khanji, Adl SP Headquater Master Popsy, Adl SP Operations Raj Kumar, SDMs, DSPs, SDPOs, Tehsildars and other concerned officers and officials were also present in the meeting.
The meeting discussed threadbare various issues with regard to law and order, ways and means to fight Drugs menace, prevention of bovine smuggling, prevention of use of social media for spread of animosity between different communities and ways and means to maintain communal harmony and peace in the district.
The meeting also considered the strategy for ensuring measures to make the schemes reach the last man standing in the line, prevent illegal constructions, illegal mining and deradicalisation. On the occasion, the officers of Civil and Police administration gave feedback to the DM and SSP about the basic concerns of the people in their respective jurisdiction.
Speaking on the occasion, the DM said that Civil Administration as well as Police have a common goal of working for the welfare of the people. Adding that, District Administration is a composite Team of Magistracy and Police and it is the endeavour of both to work together for public good and policy implementation.
The DM directed all the participants to remain vigilant against any attempt by any person or group to vitiate the peaceful atmosphere of the district or indulge in any illegal activity. He informed that the war against drugs and action against anti-social and anti national elements shall be taken forward with full strength and this is not possible on the ground without the joint effort of the Magistrates and the Police officers.
He asked the officers from civil and police to keep a close eye on social media and take the requisite action against those trying to spread hatred amongst the different communities and ensure no laxity is shown.
He asked the officers to use innovation and technology to ensure that the district remains peaceful and the people feel safe in the district. SSP Doda also spoke on the occasion and stressed on better coordination between police and civil administration for eradicating social evils from the society and efficient tackling of law and order situations.
While, Additional Deputy Commissioner Doda, Dr Ravi Kumar Bharti, elaborated in detail the agenda points for discussion in the meeting. The meeting discussed the identification of venues for public gathering/ political functions/ rallies and other similar functions.
The venues shall be decided and permissions shall be granted by the concerned magistrates after consultation with the Police. Instructions were issued to identify places/ buildings at District/ Sub Division/ Tehsil level to be used as temporary shelters in case of any calamity.
The SDMs and Tehsildars were also instructed to identify the locations for Helipads and communicate the geo coordinates to DM's office for being used in any emergency situation and also during VVIP visit. Emphasis was laid on maintaining record of all history sheet persons, trouble mongers and chronic antisocial elements andensure sharing between the Civil and police administration.
DM nominated ADC Doda and Adl SP Headquarter as nodal officers for the communication of any untoward incident to the authorities for immediate and timely action.