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IGP Kashmir chairs final joint security review meeting of SANJY-2022

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Srinagar: Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar visited South Kashmir’s Anantnag and chaired the final joint security review meeting.

He was flanked by a galaxy of officers including GOC VictorForce, IG CRPF Kashmir ops Sector, DIGs of BSF, ITBP, CRPF & DIG SKR Anantnag. Besides all district SSsP & COs of South Kashmir were also present.

“On the onset of meeting, IGP Kashmir welcomed all the participants and thanked GOC Victor Force, IG CRPF, DIG CRPF, DIG BSF and other officers for joining the meeting. He explained the agenda of the meeting as strengthening of coordination between Army, CAPFs and J&K Police and stressed upon the concept of joint responsibility & accountability and coordination for the safe, secure and smooth Yatra,” said a police spokesperson.

“IGP Kashmir highlighted the eminent threat from terrorists and stressed for strengthening of the intelligence grid so as to neutralise them. He also discussed the other threat perceptions for Yatra as well as tourists and emphasized for establishment of a proper security grid. While taking district-wise security review and stock of arrangements put in place for SANJY-2022, he also elaborated the role and responsibility of all the four districts of South Kashmir which were represented by the concerned District SsPs,” the spokesperson said.

“On the occasion, the senior officers of Army/Security Forces also presented detailed presentation and shared their valuable inputs/suggestions for strengthening the overall security grid and providing fool proof security cover to the Yatries during their forward & return journey. Special attention was laid on regular briefing and de-briefing, cut-off timings, elimination of threat of sticky bombs/IEDs/grenade lobbing & drone attacks, security of parking areas, traffic management, ROP, implementation of SOPs etc,” he said.

“IGP Kashmir emphasized that multiple checking points must be established for restricting un-registered Yatries to reach to Base Camp to avoid chaotic situations. He also directed that all stakeholders be taken into confidence by creating synergy and cordial relations with them so as to achieve objective of conducting successful Yatra. He also emphasized on the role of supervisory officers for ensuring briefing and de-briefing, strengthening of the intelligence grid on ground, alertness of deployed nafri, intensified legal action on OGWs and following all the SOPs in letter and spirit. IGP Kashmir also stressed on better coordination, cooperation and cohesive efforts between all the different agencies on ground including Army, CRPF, BSF, ITBP, Civil Administration and Police for safe, secure & smooth SANJY-2022,” he added.

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