JAMMU: The closing ceremony of Inter Battalion Sports Meet- 2018 was held at Gulshan Ground, Jammu, today. Director General of Police, J&K, Shri Dilbag Singh IPS was the chief guest of the function. The closing ceremony was attended by a number of retired and serving senior police officers and by a huge crowd.
Speaking on this occasion the DGP J&K at the very outset complemented ADGP Armed Shri A.K. Choudhary and IGP Armed Jammu Shri Danesh Rana and their team for successful organisation of the event.
The DGP said that the Armed wing is the back bone of the J&K Police which has come a long way from a humble beginning and today it is one of the best State Armed Police of the Country. Complementing the police personnel for earning special mention and praise from the Prime Minister of India in the DGPs Conference at Gujarat the DGP said that today it is because of the sacrifices and the excellent work by the officers and jawans that the Governor of our State Shri Satya Pal Malik and the Home Minister of India Shri Rajnath Singh have been all praise and have announced a number of welfare measures, for us.
The DGP also congratulated the players and the officers for their participation and showing their excellence in sports and advised them to work for keeping the flags of the Police, State and the Country high.
While, praising the Asian Games Bronze medallist Shri Bhanu Pratap Singh and National Wushu Coach Inspr. Kuldeep Handoo, the DGP impressed upon the participating players to enhance their capabilities and excel at State, National and International level. He impressed upon the personnel to be fit and by engaging themselves in different sports activities.
Shri Dilbag Singh said that the J&K Police has been organising the sports events under its Civic Action Programme (CAP) for channelizing the energies of youth in positive directions through the medium of sports.
He also gave his good wishes to the police band who are going to play host in the competition being organised in the state in February 2019.
Earlier in his address ADGP Armed Shri A.K. Choudhary presented a brief account of the event and the games played in it. He thanked the DGP and the PHQ for their support and assistance in organising the event. He also thanked the different wings of the state police for assisting in successful conduct of the event.
In his thanks giving speech Organising Secretary of the event IGP Armed Jammu Shri Danesh Rana said that during the event new sports talent of the Armed Zone was spotted which will be put to trails for selection in the Central Police Team and for the National competition. He also thanked all the officers, civil departments, wings and print and electronic media for their cooperation and assistance.