The Punjab Police has determined to ascertain well being and wellness centres (HWCs) for the police drive in all of the districts, together with the three Police Commissionerates, within the state. The centres are additionally proposed to be arrange in all of the Armed Police and Police Coaching Centres.
The HWC can have amenities, together with indoor fitness center, out of doors fitness center, house for meditation and yoga, physiotherapy centre and counselling room to supply counselling and acceptable interventions to deal with the well being and wellness for the cops.
Punjab Director Basic of Police (DGP) Dinkar Gupta mentioned that “the pressures of job and aggravating working circumstances of police results in fatigue, trauma and stress, which may result in critical well being points.”
“Well being and wellness centres will encourage the police personnel to focus and attend to their bodily and psychological health,” he mentioned.
Within the first section, the DGP mentioned, an quantity of Rs 2.97 crore had already been given to fifteen districts, together with Ludhiana and Amritsar police commissionerates, to make such centres.
He added that “the vast majority of centres together with in Amritsar police commissionerate and districts of Patiala, Tarn Taran, Mansa and Pathankot are nearly prepared and anticipated to get practical by mid-March whereas development work on the remaining centres is happening.”
ADGP (Welfare) V Neeraja mentioned that directions had been issued to all of the Commissioners of Police (CPs) and Senior Superintendents of Police (SSPs) to represent a committee with the SP headquarters and medical officer to establish cops who require to bear well being and wellness program. “The committee may even design and conduct month-to-month well being and wellness programmes as appropriate to the cops moreover making certain all of the police personnel posted in a district get a chance to attend the programme at the least yearly,” she added.
The DGP mentioned he hoped that “the HWCs will have the ability to nudge the cops in adapting to a wholesome way of life and guarantee early interventions in stopping varied life-style illnesses.”