DGP Dilbagh Singh reviews security arrangements for G20 event

SRINAGAR: Director General of Police (DGP) J&K, Dilbag Singh on Wednesday chaired a high level joint security meeting to review the security scenario of Kashmir Zone followed by a review meeting with regard to deployment and security measures for the forthcoming G20 event.

Special DG CID J&K, R.R Swain; ADGP CRPF J&K, Nalin Prabhat; ADGPs, SJM Gillani, Dr. S.D Singh Jamwal, M.K Sinha, Vijay Kumar; IGP BSF Ftr. Hqrs Kashmir, Ashok Yadav; IG CRPF (Ops) Kashmir, M.S Bhatia; IGP Traffic J&K, Vikramjeet Singh; IGP Hqrs PHQ, B.S Tuti; BGS Ops 15th Corps, Dahiya; DIGs Sujit Kumar, Imtiaz Ismail Parray, Abdul Qayoom and Javid Iqbal Matoo; SSP Srinagar, SSP Budgam, AIGs of PHQ, SSP Security, SSP Traffic Srinagar besides Kashmir based IR/AP Commandants attended the meetings.

DIG North Kashmir Range, DIG South Kashmir Range, and all other District SSPs of Kashmir zone attended the meeting through video conferencing.

At the very outset of the meeting, district SSPs and Range DIGs briefed about the prevailing security scenario in their respective jurisdictions besides measures taken to ensure peaceful environment in the valley.

Stressing for further strengthening the coordination among all the forces, DGP said that a close liaison must be maintained at every level to foil any attempt of troublemakers and strict action should be taken against any person involved.

He directed for increased patrolling and night domination to ensure that anti-peace elements are not given any chance to create any disturbance. He stressed on maintaining alertness for which he advised placement of ‘Nakas’ and joint patrolling to check the movement of anti-national elements especially on inter-district routes and in periphery.

The DGP stressed for ensuring all possible measures to ensure security of vital installations and protected persons.

He advised the officers that security plans should be reviewed in view of changing circumstances and be executed on ground efficiently to foil any nefarious design of anti-national elements.

The top-cop stressed on strengthening both border and hinterland security grid and enjoined upon officers to focus on counter terrorist operations and to target the OGW network if any.

He also stressed for strengthening measures for intelligence collection especially at ground level and its sharing among forces.

While reviewing the arrangements and deployment plans for forthcoming G20 event, the DGP discussed in detail all the arrangements to be made for smooth conduct of the event and directed officers to ensure that all the necessary arrangements are put in place well in time.

Emerging challenges and their counter measures were also discussed during the meeting.

Dilbag Singh emphasized on coordinated security arrangements for the event among all the forces besides with civil administration.

He stressed for reviewing all the arrangements jointly by all the stakeholders to ensure synergy and better coordination.

DIG CKR along with SSP Srinagar, SSP Budgam, SSP Security & SSP Traffic City Srinagar gave detailed presentation regarding the deployment and security plans put in place for conduct of the event.

Meanwhile, Additional DGP Security J&K, Dr SD Singh Jamwal held a briefing session ahead of G20 event at Central Pool Kashmir, here today.

The objective of the meeting was to enhance the knowledge of the field officers in the implementation of security-related protocols in organizing mega event at Srinagar UT of J&K, including the protection of VVIPs, and also to train them to extend proper protocol to the delegates from different nationalities attending this high profile event.

During his address, the ADGP called upon the officers to conduct themselves in a very professional and courteous manner with the guests attending the event, so that they return to their respective countries with fond memories and also having unforgettable impression of the hospitality of people of Kashmir, for which the locals are known all over the world.


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