JAMMU, Jan 12: IGP Jammu Zone Dr SD Singh held a meeting and reviewed security arrangements for forthcoming Republic Day, here today.
The meeting was attended by the officers of intelligence agencies, Army, BSF, CRPF, Armed, District Police and Civil Administration.
IGP stressed upon all the officers that proper briefing be given to the officers and officials deployed for Republic Day duties in view of the present security scenario in the State and continuous ceasefire violations from across the border on IB and LoC.
He stressed upon all the participants for effective and co-ordinated efforts at gross root level for smooth conduct of the national events. He further advised that adequate security arrangements be made in and around the venue of Republic Day function which will be organized at MA Stadium Jammu. He advised the officer of District Police and CID SB that census of the inhabitants residing in and around the stadium, checking of hotels and other lodgments be under taken on priority. Joint nakas be established at selected places so that no anti-national or anti-social elements could sneak in the Jammu city.
Dr Singh further directed all the intelligence agencies including SSP Jammu to activate their all resources available with them to generate intelligence in advance so that anti-national and anti-social elements could not succeed in their nefarious designs. He further said that supervisory officers be directed to remain alert in their respective jurisdictional areas.
On the border management front, IGP stressed upon the DIG JSK Range and District SSP Jammu to lay joint nakas on all the infiltration routes.
He emphasized upon SSP Jammu and SSP Traffic City Jammu to make adequate parking slots for the people visiting to witness the Republic Day celebrations.
The officers who were present in the meeting include DD IB, Jammu DIG JSK Range, DIG Armed, Jammu, DIG CRPF North Jammu, DIG BSF Jammu, DC Jammu, Deputy Commissioner SB Jammu, SSP Jammu, SSP Traffic City Jammu, SSP Traffic Rural Jammu, SSP Security, etc.