Amarnath Yatra | DGP visits Pantha Chowk yatra transit camp

Takes stock of security arrangements, traffic management
DGP Dilbag Singh flanked by other top police officers. [Representational Image]
DGP Dilbag Singh flanked by other top police officers. [Representational Image] File: Twitter/ @JmuKmrPolice

Srinagar: Director General of Police Dilbag Singh Wednesday visited Pantha Chowk yatra transit camp on Tuesday and took stock of the security arrangements and traffic management at the camp made for the Amarnath yatris. A statement of J&K Police issued here said that he also interacted with the yatris and reviewed facilities being provided at the camp.

ADGP Kashmir Zone Vijay Kumar, DIG CKR Sujit Kumar, SSP Srinagar Rakesh Balwal and officers of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) accompanied the DGP.

He inspected the functioning of the Joint Police Control Room and CCTVs.

J&K Police and CAPFs incharge camp officers briefed the DGP about the measures taken for the security of the camp.

They also apprised the DGP about the arrangements put in place for smooth security and traffic movement in and outside of the camp. During the interaction with the officers, the DGP stressed upon the officers to ensure strict compliance of SOPs and instructions conveyed for the security of the yatris.

He said that the measures taken should be implemented efficiently and all the security, particularly of vital points of the camp, should be reviewed regularly and directed to take required measures.

The DGP directed the officers to brief the deployed personnel from time to time and take all measures for safety and security of the camp. He directed the officers to make sure that the cut-off timings are adhered to.

The DGP impressed the officers to enhance their supervision and directed them to plug all the loopholes and abide by the laid down Standard Operating Procedures.

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