High-level meeting to review security in Jammu

High-level meeting to review security in Jammu

New Delhi: In the wake of the ongoing unrest in the Kashmir Valley, officials from various forces and intelligence agencies on Saturday reviewed the security in Jammu, to ensure peace and stability in the region.

“The Core group security meeting was held at Nagrota to take stock of the prevailing security situation South of Pir Panjal in the Jammu region,” a defence spokesman said. He said that the meeting was chaired by the General Officer Commanding of White Knight Corps Lt Gen RR Nimbhorkar.

The meeting was attended by Pawan Kotwal, Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Jammu IGP Danish Rana, DK Upadhaya, IG BSF, CRPF DIG Rakesh Sethi amongst other top officials of army, police, security and intelligence agencies, he said. The spokesman said a joint strategy was chalked out in great detail by all agencies to ensure peace and stability in the region and maintain a incident-free environment.

“The general officer stated that the army and its various formations deployed in south of Pir Panjal have been proactively involved in synergy with civil administration to maintain peace and social harmony in the region,” he said.

Lt Gen Nimbhorkar also emphasised that the army is always ready to face all challenges whether on the Line of Control or in hinterland and were prepared in all respects to assist the civil administration.