R-Day celebrations: IGP holds preparatory meeting

IGP Jammu chairing a meeting at Jammu on Wednesday.
IGP Jammu chairing a meeting at Jammu on Wednesday.

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Jan 11: Ahead of the Republic Day function, a preparatory meeting was held by Inspector General of Police, Jammu Zone, Danesh Rana, here this evening at Police Control Room, Jammu.
DIGs and SSPs of Jammu district besides Paramilitary forces and Central Intelligence agencies also participated in the meeting.  A detailed briefing was given by the Army, BSF, CRPF, intelligence agencies in view of the present security scenario and recent militancy related incidents particularly in district Jammu.
While briefing the participants, Rana discussed various security arrangements to be made for the smooth and incident free celebration of Republic Day -2017. A team of officers comprising, SSP Jammu, SSP Security and SP Traffic City Jammu, have been tasked with the responsibility of visiting the venue of Republic Day function and take security measures to secure the place.  Besides, SP traffic has been directed to make proper traffic Police plan and to ensure uninterrupted movement of public transport/ private vehicles along with smooth movement of protect persons. He was also advised to give wide publicity through print and electronic media to avoid any inconvenience to the general public.
IGP Jammu, directed to ensure proper security arrangements in and around MAM Stadium, Jammu for Republic Day celebrations. It was impressed upon all the officers to ensure that elaborate security arrangements are made and all security precautions taken with regard to the graceful and successful conduct of Republic Day functions throughout Jammu Zone.
In the meeting, a need for coordination among sister agencies was felt for timely sharing of intelligence related information and to ensure fool-proof security arrangements for VVIP’s and other participants.
Rana also directed the officers, present in the meeting, that the GOs and concerned ZOs and SOs deployed for Republic Day function should be directed to supervise   night patrolling, strengthen nakas and launch search operations at suspected areas and other places   to make the function incident free.
The meeting was attended by  IGP IRP Jammu, DIG BSF Jammu, DIG CRPF, Jammu ,  DIG JKS Range Jammu,  ,SSP Jammu, SSP CID SB Jammu, SSP APCR ,Jammu, SSP PCR Jammu, SO to IGP Jammu, ADC Jammu SSP Railways, Jammu, SSP Security , Jammu, SP Traffic City/Rural ,Jammu, SP CID , CI Jammu, Commandant Aux Police IInd Bn, Jammu ,  other territorial SPs   of Jammu district including SP Ops Jammu and representatives from Hqrs. 16 Corps/ Hqrs  26 Inf .Div.