Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh today chaired a high level meeting to the finalize arrangements for the Republic Day celebrations in the state.
The meeting was attended by top officers of intelligence, Army, CAPFs, Civil and Police.
The Director General of Police (DGP) was briefed by the officers of the intelligence agencies, Security, Army, CAPF regarding the arrangements which have been put in place for the celebration of the National Day.
In his address, Singh impressed upon the officers to be pro-active and strengthen the city and the border grid by briefing the manpower regularly.
He directed that joint police control rooms be activated and responsibilities must be fixed for the officers to get the jobs done as per the requirements and urged officers for improving the coordination and further the team work for this special occasion.
The DGP said that the plans which have been laid down need to be implemented on ground and resources need to be optimized. It was impressed upon the officers to make adequate traffic and parking arrangements for the occasion.
In a statement Singh said that lessons learned from the past incidents must be put in practice and the CCTVs as well as physical surveillance in and around the venues on the Republic Day as also before it should be made.
The DGP said that after identifying the key areas proper barricading should be done as also all the checks must be made for sensitizing the venue and its peripheries.
The meeting was attended by ADGP CID J&K Dr. B. Srinivas, ADGP Armed J&K A.K. Choudhary, ADGP (Hqrs.) PHQ A.G. Mir, GOC 26 Div. Maj. Gen. Sharad Kapoor, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu Sanjeev Verma, IGP BSF N.S. Jamwal, IGP CRPF Abhayveer Choudhan, IGP Jammu M.K. Sinha, IGP Traffic J&K Alok Kumar and DIG JSK Range Vivek Gupta.
(WITH VMS INPUTS)