Appreciate and Commend scheme

Appreciate and Commend scheme

Context:

Dinkar Gupta, Punjab DGB (Director General of Police), launched the ‘Appreciate and Commend’ scheme in Phillaur, Punjab, in order to boost the confidence of police officers who work extraordinarily and the best cops will be awarded every month.

About the scheme

  • Under this scheme, the nominations of the best police will be sought from police chiefs of various districts by the 25th of every month, and these will be screened by a committee consisting of senior police officers and the awardees name would be announced by the 5th of every month.
  • During the inauguration of the scheme 15 police personnel were awarded for their performance. The awardees included 2 Inspectors, 6 Sub Inspectors, 3 Assistant Sub Inspectors, 1 head constable and 3 constables.
  • The performance of the cops had been rated based upon action against terrorists & gangsters, the arrest of proclaimed offenders, a large number of NDPS recoveries, property forfeiture in NDPS cases, spreading drug awareness, investigation of sensitive cases, community policing initiatives & police station management.

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