JK News Today 


Jammu, December 28

Dr S P Vaid  has been appointed as new Director General of Jammu and Kashmir police with effect from January 1, 2017. His name was formally approved in the state cabinet meeting held here on  Wednesday evening .

Vaid would be  succeeding  K. Rajendra Kumar , who retires after  a long spell of  service in Jammu and Kashmir where he held several critical positions .

It may be recalled that the JK NEWS on Tuesday was the first news portal to disclose that Special Director General S P Vaid would be the new DGP of Jammu and Kashmir police.  This is the most important police position  among all the DGPs in the country.

Vaid , brings with him  a lot of experience of dealing with the   challenging situation across the state . He was the first police officer who  mooted the idea of the  Village Defence Committees  and took on the militants in a big way in several parts of the Valley in different position and handled  most challenging  situations  as Inspector General of Police, Jammu  and kept the region peaceful .

He was the first choice of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and she was able to get  him the position that he deserved.