Guv reviews security arrangements
Amarnath Yatra 2012
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, July 8: The Governor, N N Vohra, who is also Chairman of the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB), held a short notice meeting, late last evening, with B R Sharma, Principal Secretary Home and K. Rajendra, Director General of Police, to review various matters relating to effective security related arrangements at the 6 major camps where 35,000 - 45,000 pilgrims have been halting every day, enroute to the Holy Cave Shrine, in the past 13 days, an official spokesman said.
He said consequent to over an hour long discussions certain decisions were taken to enforce more disciplined conduct by the various service-providers.
The Governor has asked the Principal Secretary Home, who is also the Chairman of the High Level Committee to visit all the major camps along with the members of the committee. It would be recalled that the High Level Committee, comprising the Principal Home Secretary, Director General of Police, Principal Secretary Planning and Principal Secretary to Governor, (who is also the CEO of the Shrine Board), was established after the Governor’s discussions with the Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, and his concerned cabinet ministers, in October 2011, consequent to a review of the experience gained in Yatra 2011. Navin K. Choudhary, CEO of the Shrine Board, is the Convener of the High Level Committee.
The Governor has asked B R Sharma to take on-site stock of the new/additional arrangements for the current Yatra and identify the gaps which would require to be filled for Yatra 2013.
The Governor would have a detailed discussion with the Chief Minister after the HLC has completed its visit to the Yatra Camps and undertaken a critical review.
Lastupdate on : Sun, 8 Jul 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 8 Jul 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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