Use social networks for constructive activities : DGP impresses upon youth
The closing ceremony of 35 day long Wall Climbing Camp organised by Jammu and Kashmir Police in collaboration with Department of Tourism under Civic Action Programme (CAP) was held today at Tourist Reception Centre (TRC) Nowgam. Director General of Police, Dr. S.P. Vaid who was chief guest on the occasion distributed prizes among the winners including first three position. 182 youth from South Kashmir districts of Anantnag, Pulwama, Shopian, Kulgam, Awantipora participated in this camp.
Speaking on this occasion the DGP while complementing Armed Police and the Department of Tourism for organizing the camp said that there is lot of talent in Kashmir and we are trying to provide opportunities to these youth so that they can use their energies for constructive purposes. While referring to the youth who excelled in the camp the DGP impressed upon the youth to use the social media for positive endeavours such as adventure sports etc. and not for the disruptive activities.
He said that since Jammu and Kashmir had enough potential of adventure sports and there is a need to harness the same and propagate them through facebook and other social media by making adventure sports clubs.
Praising the efforts of Lal Public School, Botakadal, Srinagar for showcasing the cultural heritage by exhibiting the symbols of culture the DGP announced cash prize of Rs.20,000/- for the school.
Earlier in his welcome address IGP (Hqrs.) PHQ, Shri Surinder Gupta said that the wall climbing camp started on 13th September and concluded on 17th October. Highlighting the aims of the camp he said that the J&K Police under the guidance and vision of DGP Dr. S.P. Vaid has initiated a number of sports and other programmes for the youth of the State. He said that such camps and sports teach us that greater goals can be achieved with discipline and team spirit.
In his vote of thanks address SSP Shri Abdul Rashid Bhat, Commandant JKAP 12th Bn. thanked the chief guest, other guests, parents of the youth, media for making the programme success.
Earlier the students of Lal Public School, Botakadal, Srinagar presented the show of the cultural heritage of Kashmir. The Central Cultural Team of J&K Police also enthralled the audience by presenting popular songs in different languages.
On this occasion ADGP Armed, Shri A.K Choudhary, Director Vigilance, S. J. M. Gillani, IGP Traffic, Shri Jagjit Kumar, IGP Railways, Shri Mubarak Ahmad Ganaie, IGP (Hqrs.) PHQ, Shri Surinder Gupta, IGP Armed Kashmir, S. Ahfadul Mujtaba, AIsG PHQ, Shri Mubassir Latifi, Shri Abdul Waheed Shah and number of commandants of the Armed/IR Battalions were present on this occasion.
Besides, distributing the prizes among the first 10 youth who excelled in the camp, track suits were provided to all the participants.