Jammu Mar 9: To ensure effective command and control and optimum coordination of the operational assignments, CRPF today inaugurated his newly functional Ops Range Hiranagar. CRPF units/Institutions in Samba, Kathua and Reasi Districts will come under the jurisdiction of Ops range Hiranagar. Shri Abhay Vir Chauhan, IG CRPF Jammu Sector was the chief guest at the occasion. During the event, Shri Chauhan reiterated the commitment of the Force in ensuring peace and harmony in the State. Hitherto, CRPF had only two operational Ranges viz. Jammu and Jammu North which supervised and managed the operations of the Force in Jammu region. With the augmentation of another Range, the operational efficacy of the Force is bound to be multiplied and will get further strengthened. It is pertinent to mention here that CRPF is one of the major forces deployed in J&K to deal with the peculiar security situation in the state. Among the others present during the event were Shri SLC Khup DIG CRPF Range Hiranagar, Shri Joginder Singh, DIG CRPF, Jammu Sector Hqr and other officers & personnel of CRPF.