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Security for Amarnath pilgrimage reviewed at military garrison

The civil administration was overall appreciative of the role played by the Indian Army in helping them to develop capacities in specialized areas.

Statesman News Service | Jammu |

In view of the upcoming Amarnath pilgrimage, a security conference with the civil administration and police officers of the districts of Ramban and Kishtwar was held at Dharmund Military Garrison with the aim of increasing synergy, interaction, and coordination between the civil and military agencies.

The conference was presided over by General Officer Commanding, CIF (Delta), and Mukesh Singh, ADGP (Jammu). In addition, DIG DKR Region, SSP, Ramban, SSP (Traffic), DDIB, Assistant Commissioner (R & AW), and senior Military Officers of the region attended the conference.

This interaction provided an opportunity for deliberation on important issues of mutual interest impacting the security of the region. All officials stressed the need for the harmonious functioning of the Government agencies to make the event successful.

In view of the prevailing internal security situation, an overview of the security was also undertaken to ensure complete synergy between all security agencies and civil administration for a coordinated effort towards the achievement of the laid down goals.

The civil administration was overall appreciative of the role played by the Indian Army in helping them to develop capacities in specialized areas.

Both agencies acknowledged the need for working together towards the cause of the people and the security of the UT, said a defense spokesman.