Ahead of the Amarnath Yatra- 2022, Jammu and Kashmir Police Director General, Dilbag, Singh on Friday chaired a high-level meeting of senior police, military and CAPF officers to review the security arrangements and deployment of personnel for the yatra. The meeting deliberated on different issues of camp security, communication network, regulation of traffic management on national roads and other roads, parking of vehicles and deployment of forces on the yatra roads of Pahalgam and Baltal, etc It has been decided that enough manpower will be deployed upstream so that the yatra camps and roads are secured and controlled as soon as possible. It has been decided that rescue teams will be deployed by the police forces to various locations to provide the necessary assistance to the pilgrims.
The DGP insisted that officers present at the meeting maintain close coordination with their ranks and other security agencies to achieve better results and called for effective mechanism and planning for the smooth and peaceful conduct of the the yatra. He urged officers to focus particularly on hotspots and base camps while putting in place security arrangements. The DGP said coordination mechanisms and communication systems need to be established between counterparts of all stakeholders from the military, CAPF, police and civil administration. He said adequate and effective deployments should be made on the ground to address any vulnerabilities and fill any gaps. He ordered the officers to review the security plans and refine them at the sector level to increase an adequate response to any requirement. He emphasized ROPs, lateral deployment, and law and order deployment to neutralize threats and meet challenges. He said that adequate staff will be made available to judicial officers.
The DGP has ordered that the identified travel and travel routes, do’s and don’ts for pilgrims and hotline numbers be made public and disseminated by all possible means so that pilgrims can take advantage of them. note and ask for help effortlessly. The DGP said adequate mobility logistics, CCTV and other security gadgets will be made available along with sufficient manpower. He said adequate disaster management arrangements should be made to deal with any natural calamity. He also highlighted the need to have SOPs in place for any eventuality of fire or flash flooding.
The officers representing the different forces gave their suggestions for the smooth running of SANJY-2022. The officers informed the DGP of their demands and were also briefed on the measures formulated for the peaceful conduct of the yatra. The meeting was attended in person by ADG CRPF Shri Daljit Singh Choudhary, CID Special DG J&K RR Swain, HG/CD General Commander J&K HK Lohia, ADGP Armed J&K SJM Gillani, ADGP Traffic J&K T Namgyal , IGP CRPF (KOS) MS Bhatia, IGP BSF Kashmir Rajababu Singh, IGP CRPF (SOS) Ms. Charu Sinha, IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar, DIG SKR Shri Abdul Jabbar, DIG SSB HBK Singh, DPT J&K Shri Shridhar Patil, Col .GS 15 Corps Prikshit Dahiya, SSP SSB Shri Mukesh Kumar, AIG CIV PHQ Shri Rajesh Bali and other official officers from different forces.
ADGP Jammu Mukesh Singh, IGP BSF Jammu Shri Danesh Kumar Boora, IG CRPF Jammu PS Ranpise, DIG JSK range Shri Vivek Gupta, DIG DKR Shri Sunil Gupta, DIG URR Shri M Suleiman Choudhary, SSP district of Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Udhampur, Ramban, Kulgam, Anantnag, Awantipora, Ganderbal attended the meeting via video conference. (ANI)
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