A virtual meeting of the Civil Administration and Police Department was held here the other day to review the Law and Order situation in Doda district.
The meeting was chaired by District Magistrate, Vishesh Paul Mahajan and attended by Senior Superintendent of Police, Abdul Qayoom; Additional Deputy Commissioner, Dr Ravi Kumar Bhartil ADC Bhaderwah, Chowdhary Dil Mirl ACR, Sanjeev Kumar, SDMs, Dy. SPs, SDPOs, Tehsildars and other concerned officers and officials.
The meeting discussed threadbare various issues with regard to law and order, measures to fight drug menace, prevention of bovine smuggling and maintaining communal harmony and peace in the district.
The meeting also underlined the need to adopt an effective strategy to ensure that the schemes reach the last man standing in the queue. Keeping a close check on illegal constructions, illegal mining and intensifying anti encroachment drives was also stressed upon.
The necessity for de-radicalisation in the society was also felt. Speaking at the meeting, the SSP stressed on maintaining close coordination between police and civil administration for eradicating social evils and efficient tackling of law and order situation, including drug addiction and trafficking in the district.
Emphasis was laid on maintaining record of all history-sheeters, trouble mongers and chronic antisocial elements by sharing of Intelligence inputs between the Civil and police administration.
The officers of Civil and Police administration gave feedback to the DM and SSP about the basic concerns of the people in their respective jurisdictions.
The DM said that Civil Administration as well as Police have common goal of working for the welfare of the people. “ 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” he added.
The DM directed the participants to remain vigilant against any attempt by any person or group to vitiate the peaceful atmosphere in the district or indulge in any illegal activity.
He informed that the war against drug menace, action against anti-social/ anti national elements and anti encroachment 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 suggested for dedicating the year 2023 for the eradication of the drug menace in the District.