Srinagar: IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar chaired a review meeting at PCR Kashmir through video conferencing with district SSPs of Kashmir Zone. DIG CKR Srinagar and SSP Srinagar attended the meeting at PCR Kashmir.
On the occasion, IGP Kashmir was briefed by the participating officers about the overall situation scenarios in their respective areas and the measures being adopted to contain the Covid-19. Interacting with the officers, IGP Kashmir urged upon them to revisit the existing security deployments including security/restriction arrangements in view of Covid-19. He also urged them that the strict restrictions should be exercised and the employees only with passes shall be allowed including media fraternity. He also directed the officers to ensure hassle free movement of health workers especially doctors and avoid any kind of argument or L&O situations at the checkpoints.
Reiterating the medical significance of two tankers, IGP Kashmir directed officers to ensure hassle free movement of such vehicles and treat them at par with ambulances. Mentioning the special helpline for doctors and healthcare workers established earlier on Zonal level, he directed the officers to establish a special helpline on similar pattern at district levels so as to avoid any hindrance in passage of healthcare workers. He also urged upon the officers to strategise the deployments on eve of eid-ul-fitr to thwart the nefarious designs of terrorists and anti-national elements. He also stressed for better synergy and coordination with other security agencies deployed in their respective areas. He also directed to establish special joint nakas with CRPF at strategic locations and share GPS coordinates accordingly to strengthen the security grid. Highlighting the importance of the measures to be adopted against terrorism, IGP Kashmir directed officers to ensure appropriate measures to stop recruitment of local boys in terror folds and provide opportunity to local trapped terrorists for surrender.
IGP Kashmir also directed the officers to review the existing security deployed with the Panchayati Raj Institutions including DDC, BDC, MC, etc. residing in their respective areas. He further instructed officers to avoid any slackness in security of these PPs and ensure better coordination & synergy with them to avoid any untoward incident. IGP Kashmir also reiterated the need to enhance anti-terrorist grid by generating specific intelligence and intensify CASOs/anti-terrorist operations in their respective districts and take all proactive steps for maintaining peace and stability in their respective areas. He also emphasized upon the officers to keep strict vigil over the terrorist associates and take all necessary measures under law against them. IGP Kashmir also directed the officers to ensure guard checking and strict night curfew in their areas so as thwart the evil designs of the anti-national elements.