DGP Chairs High-Level Joint Security Meetings, Reviews Security Scenario for G20 Event

 Srinagar, May 17(KNS): The Director General of Police (DGP) of Jammu and Kashmir, Shri Dilbag Singh, led a high-level joint security meeting at the Police Headquarters in Srinagar.


The meeting aimed to assess the security situation in the Kashmir Zone and discuss security arrangements for the upcoming G20 event. The DGP emphasized the importance of close coordination among all levels of officers to ensure effective security measures.

Key attendees at the meeting included the Spl. DG CID J&K Shri R.R Swain, ADGP CRPF J&K Shri Nalin Prabhat, ADsGP SJM Gillani, Dr. S. D. Singh Jamwal, Shri M.K Sinha, Shri Vijay Kumar, IGP BSF Ftr. Hqrs Kashmir Shri Ashok Yadav, IG CRPF (Ops) Kashmir Shri M.S Bhatia, IGP Traffic J&K Vikramjeet Singh, IGP Hqrs PHQ Shri B S Tuti, BGS Ops 15th Corps Shri Dahiya, DIsG Shri Sujit Kumar, Shir Imtiaz Ismail Parray, Shri Abdul Qayoom, Shri Javid Iqbal Matoo, SSP Srinagar, SSP Budgam, AIsG of PHQ, SSP Security, SSP Traffic Srinagar, and Kashmir based IR/AP Commandants. The DIG of North Kashmir Range, DIG of South Kashmir Range, and all District SSsP of the Kashmir zone attended the meeting via video conferencing.

During the meeting, the district SSsP and Range DIsG provided briefings on the prevailing security scenario in their respective jurisdictions and the measures taken to maintain a peaceful environment in the valley. The DGP emphasized the need for enhanced coordination among all security forces and directed for increased patrolling and night domination to prevent any disturbance. He stressed the importance of maintaining alertness, implementing "nakas" (checkpoints), and conducting joint patrolling to monitor the movement of anti-national elements, particularly on inter-district routes and in the periphery.

The DGP also emphasized the significance of securing vital installations and protected individuals. He urged officers to review and execute security plans efficiently, considering changing circumstances, to counter any nefarious designs of anti-national elements. Strengthening both the border and hinterland security grid was highlighted, along with a focus on counter-terrorist operations and targeting the Over Ground Worker (OGW) network. The DGP emphasized the need for improved intelligence collection at the ground level and its sharing among the various security forces.

In addition to the security review, the meeting addressed the arrangements and deployment plans for the forthcoming G20 event. Detailed discussions took place on ensuring a smooth conduct of the event, including coordination among all forces and the civil administration. The DGP stressed the importance of joint review of all arrangements by stakeholders to ensure synergy and better coordination. A detailed presentation regarding the deployment and security plans for the event was given by the DIG CKR (Central Kashmir Range) along with the SSPs of Srinagar, Budgam, Security, and Traffic City Srinagar.

This high-level joint security meeting underlines the commitment of Jammu and Kashmir's law enforcement agencies to maintain peace, security, and successful conduct of the G20 event while countering any potential threats posed by anti-national elements.(KNS)

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