Monday, July 23, 2012


Srinagar, July 23 (Only Kashmir): Mr. Ashok Prasad, an Andra Pradesh 1979 cadre IPS officer assumed as new Director General of Police (DGP) Jammu and Kashmir here this afternoon. On his arrival to Police Headquarters (PHQ) he was received by Additional Directors General of Police Mr. K. Rajendra Kumar, Mr. P. L Gupta, Dr. Ram Lubhaya and Dr. S. P. Vaid and other senior police officers. 
The new DGP was presented a colourful guard of honour by the contingents of Armed Police at PHQ lawns. He inspected the guard of honour and was given a warm welcome by the PHQ staff.Mr. Prasad born in 1956 in Bihar was inducted in IPS Andhra Pradesh Cadre in 1979. He has served in different categories in different States including Punjab and Naxal hit States. He served in Jammu and Kashmir as Deputy Director and Additional Director IB Kashmir, and has been assigned as State Police Chief J&K. The Post has fallen vacant on the superannuation of Mr. Kuldeep Khoda in May this year.Mr. Prasad took over the charge from Additional Director General of Police, Mr. K. Rajendra Kumar, who was holding the post since June 1st as Incharge DGP.After assuming the charge, the new DGP had a meeting and at the outset, Mr. Rajendra introduced Mr. Prasad with senior police officers.  While interacting with the officers he enquired from them about the functioning of their respective wings. Each officer gave a resume to the DGP about the different wings and he asked them to furnish the requirements, if any to PHQ so that these requirement are fulfilled to enhance the working capabilities of the Organization.    
Addressing the meeting, the DGP said that all ranks of the force form the Organization and every member of the Organization has to work with dedication making public service their motive. He said that  Jammu and Kashmir Police has achieved many successes on different fronts  during past 22 years and the pace of success  would continue with the cooperation of people.
Hours after taking his charge Mr. Ashok Prasad, Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police, called on Mr. N. N. Vohra, Governor, at Raj Bhavan, and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. Both the Governor and the Chief Minister wished Mr. Prasad a very successful tenure.(OK)


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