JAMMU, JUNE 24: Deployment of forces and security arrangements made for the ensuing Shri Amarnathji Yatra were reviewed at a high level meeting held at Police Headquarters (PHQ) here this evening.
The meeting chaired by Director General of Police (DGP), Mr. K. Rjendra Kumar was attended by senior offices from JKP, CFPF, Army and Intelligence.
During the meeting detailed discussions were held with regard to the police bandobast for yatra in Jammu Division. Officers representing different security agencies gave detailed power point presentations about the deployment of manpower along the route from Lakhanpur to Jawahar Tunnel and the places of stay of pilgrims in the region.
Mr. Rajendra asked the officers to identify the sensitive places and strengthen the security grid after making joint efforts. He said that joint patrolling should be carried out round the clock in these areas and also on National Highway should be kept under continuous surveillance to foil any attempt of disruption by the miscreants. All busy places including langars should be brought under security cover and intelligence gathering accelerated, shared for making preventive measures. CCTV cameras should be utilized to get footage of busiest places. Round the clock functioning of joint control rooms and supervision of arrangements by the senior officers was also stressed by the DGP. He disclosed that sufficient manpower from different security agencies would be deployed for yatra duty to strengthen the deployment grid.
Police help lines would be established at different places for the convenience of the pilgrims. He stressed upon the officers to make it mandatory that the common masses do not face any inconvenience during their day-to-day activities.
DGP asked for smooth regulations of traffic on National Highway, cities and other routes of the province so that commuters, particularly the business establishments and students do not suffer due to traffic jams. People’s cooperation is must for keeping law and order maintained and the field staff should develop sincere relationship with the public to achieve better results, said DGP.
Earlier, IGP Jammu Zone, Mr. Danish Rana, briefed the meeting about the all security arrangements put in place to ensure security of the pilgrims.
Mr. Rajendra also asked to strengthen the communication network and maintain liaison about the arrival and departure of pilgrims. Duty magistrates and the civil administration should be provided full cooperation in the performance their duties.
Among others, the meeting was attended by IG BSF Jammu, DK Upadhaya, IG CRPF Jammu, Kuldeep Dhar, IG Armed Jammu, SA Watali and other police officers.