Srinagar, June 12: The six days joint capacity building programme of Jammu and Kashmir Police with the National Investigation Agency (NIA) started at Police Headquarters earlier today. Director General of Police, J&K Dilbag Singh was the chief guest for the inaugural session.
While welcoming the officers from the NIA and investigating officers of JKP in the programme, the DGP expressed his pleasure to be the part of the programme and said that each day is a learning experience for all of us. He said that investigation is the most important part of our work and stressed upon the officers to make optimum use of this opportunity to hone their investigation skills and update them. He expressed his hope that this week long training programme would help in a big way in improving the quality of investigation by the officers of JKP.
The first session of the programme was attended by Additional Director Generals of Police, Mukesh Singh, M.K Sinha, Danesh Rana, Inspector Generals of Police Garib Dass, Vijay Kumar, Deputy Inspector General Central Kashmir Amit Kumar, Senior Superintendents of Police Srinagar, Budgam, Assistant Inspector Generals PHQ and Investigating Officers from Kashmir Zone, Criminal Investigation Department, and gazetted IOs and newly pass out Polic Sub Inspectors who are going to assist in investigations.
The ADGP Jammu Mukesh Singh while addressing the session shared his experience of working and investigating various sensational cases during his deputation to NIA. He threw light as to how speedy and result oriented investigation is conducted in a holistic manner. He said that this programme would help in improving our investigation proficiency.
The DIG, NIA Amresh Mishra in his address said that this joint programme is of a significant importance as we will be sharing our experience. He said that JKP has already made the nation proud with its professional work. He said that with each day’s experience new points keep coming which further improve our investigation techniques and added that this workshop is aimed to focus on the modern challenges being faced by the investigation officers.
In his welcome address, the ADGP (coordination) PHQ expressed his gratitude to DG NIA Kuldeep Singh for facilitating this capacity building programme by assigning faculty members from NIA. He thanked the officers from NIA who would be imparting the capacity building training to JKP IOs offline as well as online. He stressed upon the officers to make full use of this opportunity so that the purpose of conducting the programme is achieved. He said that the participants will be benefited from the very experienced faculty from NIA and JKP.
SP NIA Vishal Garg gave a brief introduction of NIA and it’s working and also highlighted some key points which would be focused during the six day programme. Deputy legal advisor, Anand Maan also spoke in the inaugural function and highlighted the need of such programmes.
While giving vote of thanks AIG (training/policy) PHQ J S Johar said that the training programme would be a healthy mix of lectures, feedback, revisions and discussions so as to make this programme interesting.
During the six days programme, the officers would be learning about important provisions of Indian Penal Code, Code of Criminal Procedure and the Evidence Act in relation to the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. The participants would be enlightened regarding the evidence collection, recovery and preservation of evidence especially electronic evidences, importance of proper documentation in investigations, scene of crime management, court craft, intelligence collection and Dos and Don’ts during investigations.
The programme is being organized by the AIG (training/policy) PHQ on behalf of JKP and about 100 investigators including gazetted officers of JKP are participating in this programme.