ADGP Ladakh SD Sing Jamwal inaugurates Kargil’s first Women Police Station
Kargil, July 25, 2023: In a significant step towards empowering women and ensuring their safety and security, the Ladakh Police Department today inaugurated the first-ever Women Police Station in Kargil district.
The inauguration ceremony took place at Petrol Pump Kargil NH1 and was graced by the presence of SD Sing Jamwal, the Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) for Ladakh, along with other distinguished guests.
The establishment of the Women Police Station in Kargil marks a momentous occasion for the region, as it will play a pivotal role in addressing the unique concerns and challenges faced by women in the area.
With a dedicated focus on handling cases related to women’s rights, domestic violence, harassment, and other gender-specific offenses, this new initiative aims to provide a safer and more supportive environment for women to report incidents and seek justice.
Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, SD Sing Jamwal emphasized the importance of women’s empowerment and their active participation in law enforcement.
“The inauguration of Women Police Station in Kargil is a significant step towards creating more inclusive and secure society. This initiative will enable women to approach the police with greater confidence, knowing that their concerns will be addressed sensitively and expeditiously,” he said.
The Women Police Station at Petrol Pump Kargil NH1 is staffed with a team of trained and dedicated female police officers who are well-equipped to handle cases involving women.
The station will operate round the clock to ensure immediate assistance and support for women in need. Additionally, it will act as a resource centre, providing guidance and counseling services for women facing challenging situations by Special Cell for Women.
The Ladakh Police Department is committed to strengthening the bond between the police force and the community, and this new Women’s Police Station is a testament to that commitment. It aims to foster trust and cooperation between women and law enforcement, ultimately leading to a safer and more secure environment for all residents of Kargil.