All weather communication network is necessary for Jammu and Kashmir Police to ensure quick response to exigencies. Besides conventional system of communication, a reliable and trusted alternate mechanism should be put in place to act swiftly in case of any calamity. In a statement to KNS, Director General of Police (DGP), K. Rajendra Kumar while inspecting the Hi-Tech Dial 100 System established in Police Control Room (PCR) Jammu here Monday. He said that with the introduction of the system, response time for all types of grievances is reduced and met beyond its limitations. Besides the system helps to minimise the crimes and provide security to the people. The DGP disclosed that 40 PCR vans have been included in the advanced system to cater the Jammu City and its adjoining areas for meeting any exigency and grievance of the people. Movement of vehicles is also monitored through new system and global positioning system (GPS) is also installed in the Hi-Tech Dial 100 System, the DGP added. During the inspection, Rajendra spent hours with the technical staff to get feedback about the new system. He interacted with the staff and discussed things for the improvement of the system. He also interacted with different police stations and police posts, besides monitored the traffic movement in various parts of the city. Later, the DGP convened a meeting of officers in the premises of PCR and discussed various issues with regard to bring improvements in communication networking in the Zone. He said that in view of the recent terrorist attacks at Udhampur and Pathankot, strong communication system has become more imperative to provide security to the people and tackle the situations more efficiently. He said It has been experienced that during exigencies particularly in calamities, conventional network does not work properly, disrupting the communication system and creating panic among the masses. In such situation alternate system of communication should be put in place to ensure quick response towards the public calls for their help. Rajendra said that the new Hi-Tech System has been introduced to cater the demands of the force to provide better services to the people and detect crimes within minimum possible time. He asked the officers to monitor working of the system and ensure improvements by introducing new technologies. He assured that all assistance would be provided by PHQ to make it result oriented. Among others, the meeting was attended by IGP, (Jammu Zone), Danish Rana, IGP Telecom, M. A. Ganai, DIG Jammu, Ashkoor Ahmed Wani, DPT, Hilal Ahmed, SSP Jammu, Uttam Chand, SP Telcom Jammu, Devander Singh and other police officers.
2015 Kashmir Despatch