Security Review: Governor calls for maintaining constant vigil on ground situation

Governor chairing security review meet

Srinagar, June 20: After BJP pulled out support from the ruling alliance with PDP citing worsening security situation, Governor N.N. Vohra reviewed a wide range of security management issues relating to the state.

According to the government handout, Governor held meeting with senior security officials at Rajbhavan during which he reiterate the importance of maintaining constant surveillance the ground situation.

Governor directed that immediate action must be taken on reports received from any quarters regarding any problem arising from security management.

He directed Chief Secretary to closely monitor and ensure prompt redressal of all difficulties and grievances relating to the felt needs of people and, besides, see that there is no delay in the implementation of welfare measures and development works on the ground.

Governor stressed the need of cohesive action being taken to enforce constant vigil on the International Boundary and Line of Control, effectively maintaining internal security and ensuring the safety of protected persons, sensitive establishments and installations.

In this context, he asked representatives of all the “Security Forces and Agencies to identify all existing gaps and ensure coordinated action on the ground for providing  prompt and strong counter terror responses on all fronts”.

Referring to a recent incident, Governor stressed the need of prompt action being taken to ensure the safety and security of the people at large by making fullest possible use of all available technologies.

The meeting also reviewed important security related issues in regard to the Amarnath Yatra which is scheduled to commence on 28th June, 2018 and identified certain issues which shall be dealt with on most urgent basis.

The meeting was attended by senior security officials including Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh, Northern Army Commander, B.B. Vyas, Chief Secretary; Dr. S.P. Vaid, Director General of Police, Umang Narula, Principal Secretary to Governor, R.K. Goyal, Home Secretary, Muneer Ahmad Khan, ADGP Home Guards and Security, A.G. Mir, IGP CID, Zulfiquar Hasan, IGP (Operations) CRPF, Ravideep Singh Sahi, IG CRPF, Swayam Prakash Pani, IGP Kashmir, and senior officers of Central Intelligence Agencies.


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