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JK Police proposes commissionerate system for Jammu, Srinagar

india Updated: Jun 05, 2009 16:57 IST

In an effort to make policing more effective in urban areas of the state, Jammu and Kashmir Police has recommended introducing a police commissionerate system in the two capital cities of Jammu and Srinagar.

"The department has submitted a proposal to the government for introducing commissionerate system in two capital cities of Jammu and Srinagar," Director General of Police Kuldeep Khoda said today.

Addressing a passing-out parade function of Sher-i-Kashmir Police Academy in Udhampur, 65 km from Jammu, Khoda said the move was a part of his department's endeavour to provide effective and people-friendly policing in the state.

Khoda said the state police had emerged as a major partner in restoring peace and rebuilding confidence in Jammu and Kashmir.

"It is the high standard of training of police officials and the supreme sacrifices given by them that has helped us in fighting the menace of terrorism successfully," Khoda said.

The police chief also said two commando battalions were being raised out of five newly-created India Reserve Police Battalions to further enhance the capacity of the force.

Besides, recruitment process of about 10,000 constables is also under process, he said.

Khoda said as many as 36 officers of state police have received specialised training in America and Italy in recent