Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh chairs high-level meeting in Srinagar on strategic issues
- Category: Army and Land Forces
- Published: Saturday, 02 July 2016 01:45
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Union Home Minister expressed satisfaction over the performance of the State Government as well as the Security Forces and complimented them for excellent ground coordination and synergy.
During the meeting a range of issues pertaining to the state were discussed. Union Home Minister assured of positive outcomes on issues of opening of more LoC routes for trade and business, giving permission to foreigners to visit Ladakh including Nubra valley, quick resolution of land related issues, increasing ex gratia payment to families of martyred J&K police personnel at par with the Central Forces and restarting the police modernization. Shri Rajnath Singh also instructed the CRPF and BSF to explore the possibility of conducting special recruitment drives in Jammu and Kashmir.
Union Home Minister asked the agencies to ensure fool proof security in the state, with primacy being to protecting the life and property of civilians. The State Government expressed its confidence of maintaining security in the State, including during the ongoing Shri Amarnath Yatra.
Union Home Minister also asked the BSF and the Army to step up the vigil at the International Border and the LoC, so that the evil designs of the enemy could be frustrated.