Srinagar, July 19: Director General of Police Dilbag Singh today chaired a high level joint security meeting at Police Headquarters Jammu to review the security scenario in Jammu Zone.
Additional Director General of Police Jammu, Mukesh Singh, Inspector General Central Reserve Police Force Jammu, Padamakar, IG Border Security Force Jammu, N.S Jamwal, Brigadier General Staff 16 Corp, Arvind Chouhan, Deputy Inspector General, JKS Range, Atul Goel, representative of 26 infantry division Colonel G.S Vijay Dalal, Senior Superintendent of Police Jammu Chandan Kohli, attended the meeting at Police Headquarters and Special Director General Criminal Investigation Departmeent Jammu and Kashmir, R.R Swain, Range DIsG and district SSsP of Jammu Zone and Commandants of the Central Armed Police Forces/Armed Battalions attended the meeting through video conferencing.
The DGP after obtaining the district assessments of prevailing security situation and arising challenges, directed the officers to strengthen and augment the security grids in their respective areas for the safety and security of the people. The DGP said that the action against terrorists should be continued and all the suspicious elements should be kept under check so as to foil their ill designs aimed at disrupting normal lives of the people. He stressed on the importance of maintaining close synergy between J&K Police and other security agencies to meet the security challenges. The DGP directed the officers to revisit the security plans of their districts.
The DGP stressed upon the officers to ensure high alertness, especially in the border areas and hinterland to check any infiltration attempt. The DGP said that terror outfits are continuously attempting to use drones for terrorist activities and stressed upon the officers to remain extra vigilant and alert so that their evil attempts are foiled. He also stressed on strengthening of Police Posts and Nakas in border areas.
While reviewing the security situation on the highway grid the DGP directed the officers to intensify the Naka checking on the highway and plug the gaps with strict security measures so that no room is given to the enemies of peace. The DGP also stressed on strengthening of the city security grids.
He directed the officers to keep special focus on measures to check the narcotic trafficking, adding that it is being used by the inimical elements to fund terror groups in Jammu and Kashmir. He stressed upon the officers to take stringent action against the elements found involved in drug trade. The DGP also directed the officers for implementation of COVID SoPs in letter and spirit as also COVID appropriate behavior in view of the upcoming EID festival.
At the very outset, the officers apprised the DGP regarding the security situation and measures put in place for the safety and security of the people in the areas under their command.