Kerala Armed Police -IV
The KAP 4 Battalion was formed vide GO(MS) 60/80 Home dated, 17-06-1980 with Headquarters at Aluva. Subsequently the Battalion Headquarters was shifted to the present location at Mangattuparamba, Kannur district on 04-04-1983 vide GO(MS) 38/83 Home dated, 16-03-1983. Sri. M S Balakrishnan, IPS was the first Commandant of KAP 4 Battalion. The Camp area was originally utilized for housing one active company of MSP Battalion in 1963. It was later placed at the disposal of Superintendent of Police, Kannur for the use of Kannur District AR Camp, Central Force like CRPF, MPSAF etc. Whenever they were deployed for special duties in this District were accommodated here. Presently Sri. Navneet Sharma IPS is holding charge of Commandant, KAP 4 since 01.01.2020.
The camp is situated within Kalliassery Village (Kannur Taluk) and Morazha village(Taliparamba Taluk) and the total area of the camp is 87.83 Acres (21.83 acres in Kalliassery Village and 65.95 Acres in Morazha village) in the jurisdiction of Kalliassery and Anthoor Municipality respectively.
DETTACHMENT CAMP AT PERIYA KASARAGOD
Apart from this 18 Acres of land was sanctioned by Govt of kerala at Periya, Pulloor Periya grama Panchayat in RS 341/1.The detachment camp at Periya was inaugurated on 25/10/2013 by Hon'ble Home Minister Sri. Tirivanchoor Radhakrishnan. Presently a barracks with mess facilities is available for accommodating Police personnel. This can be utilized for the accommodation of Officers deployed in Kasaragod District.
A Unit canteen is functioning in this Battalion for the welfare of police personnel and family members. For the smooth functioning, canteen is divided as dry canteen, wet canteen & provision canteen. A canteen officer in the rank of APSI is holding the charge of unit canteen officer, under the control of OC HQ.
CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES UNDERTAKEN BY THE SRAMADHAN OF BATTALION POLICE PERSONNEL
A) SPORTS COMPLEX
Under the supervision of Sri.T V Kunhikannan, IPS, Commandant, KAP 4 Battalion construction of a sports complex with stage and pavillion and 400 meter track was constructed through the Sramadhan of Battalion Police personnel. It was inaugurated by Sri.A K Antony, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Kerala on 30/05/2002 and he appreciated the whole work of this Battalion and remarked that it will be known as “Mangattuparamba Model”.
B) UNIT LIBRARY.
A unit library was constructed through Sramadhan of police personnel and it was inaugurated by Sri.RishiRaj Singh ,IPS, IGP APBN & TP on 15/05/2004. Library is affiliated to State library council and function under the committee elected from members of library. Newspapers and periodicals purchased by using RF. Books are purchased using the grant provided by the library council.
C) INDOOR STADIUM
An indoor stadium is constructed in the sports ground through the sramadhan of police personnel of this Battalion. This stadium is mainly used as Indoor Court for Shuttle badminton.
A well equipped Gymnasium is functioning in this unit attached to the indoor stadium. Officers and men are using this facilities regularly.
A garden committee is formed to promote agricultural activities of police personnel with the guidance of Andhoor Krishi Bhavan,various types of crops, Vegetables and turmeric etc has been cultivated using the man power of the battalion. Vegetables so cultivated are distributed to company mess and to the family members and police personnel at affordable rate. Garden fund account in maintained by Officer Commanding HQ Coy.
F) ATM COUNTER
At present an ATM Counter of State Bank of India is functioning at Battalion Headquarters. It was inaugurated during the year 2014.
G) CHILDREN's PARK
A children's Park was constructed in this battalion by the Sramadhan of Police personnel.
H) SWIMMING POOL IN KAP IV BATTALION.
The Swimming was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Home & Vigilance Minister, Kerala Sri. Ramesh Chennithala in the presents of Kannur MP Smt. P.K Sreemathi, Sri. James Mathew MLA, Taliparamba, Sri. Rajesh MLA, Kalliassery and Sri. Rishi Raj Sigh, ADGP AP Bn.
I) PAIN AND PALLIATIVE CARE UNIT
A Pain and palliative unit is functioning in this unit under Janamythri Kendram KAP4 since 2008.This is registered under Charitable societies Act. as per Reg. No. S884/2008.The objects of the unit is to give palliative care to those who are bedridden due to prolong illness/accidents/ old age/ orphans. Home care is provided to the patients twice a week. Rehabilitation training for paraplegia patients is also provided. The main resources of this unit is voluntary contribution of police personnel of this unit, medical equipments provided by Janamythri Suraksha schemes and equipments provided by local Self government. Approximately about 1000 patients in Kalliassery, Aanthoor, Pappinassery Panchayaths and Thaliparamba Municipality were provided treatment by this unit since 2008 onwards.
Apart from the above everyday free meals is provided to the students of Blind School Dharmasala. These students are coming from very poor background. This is also undertaken through the voluntary contribution of police personnel of this unit.
J) CCTNS LAB.
A CCTNS lab is functioning in the Regional Training Centre building of this Unit.