Advisor Kumar reviews development, security scenario in Doda

In his maiden visit to the hilly district, Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar on Saturday took a detailed review of the security situation and ongoing developmental works in district Doda, an official spokesperson said.

Kumar, who was accompanied by Director General of Police Dilbag Singh and ADG Munir Khan, held a series of meetings with security agencies and officers of civil administration at Bhaderwah and Doda simultaneously.

In a meeting held at Dak Banglow Bhaderwah involving senior civil, Police, Central Armed Police, Army, and State and Central Intelligence Agencies, Kumar undertook a detailed review of security management related issues in the district, which has been declared militancy free a decade ago, he said.

The spokesperson said the meeting was attended by DIG Doda-Kishtwar-Ramban range, Bhim Sen Tuti, Commanding Officer 4RR, Col D D Pandey, SSP Shabir Ahmed Malik and top officials from police, Central Reserve Police Force and civil administration.

He further said that after obtaining sector-wise assessment of the prevailing security situation and arising challenges, the Advisor emphasised the crucial importance of maintaining a sustained close watch on the ground situation and appreciated the sustained real time coordination and synergy between the security forces and the civil administration.

Considering the pattern of attempts to disturb law and order in the past couple of months, Kumar stressed the need for a heightened vigil and ensuring the safety and the security of all important establishments and installations, the spokesperson said.

Later, the Advisor also held a series of meetings with the heads of different departments and asked them to complete all the developmental works well in time.