Maintain close vigil on situation, J&K Guv tells DGP post Pathankot Attack



Jammu, Jan 11 - Post Pathankot attack Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra today asked the Director General of Police K Rajendra to keep a close vigil on security situation.


The Governor in a meeting here at civil secretariat asked the Home Secretary and the DGP to keep a close vigil on the security situation in the State, particularly keeping in view the recent militant attack at Pathankot.


During his meeting with Mr Rajendra and Home Secretary R K Goyal, the Governor was briefed about the internal security situation in the State.


The Governor asked the DGP to closely monitor the ground situation and ensure effective policing in all parts of the State.


Among other matters, the Governor was informed about the pending enhancement in the rate of rental compensation for lands under occupation of the Army, increase in the honorarium of SPOs, cases pending under SRO-43 in respect of Police personnel killed while fighting militants etc.


Mr Goyal apprised the Governor about the present status of implementation of the important decisions taken in the Civil Military Liaison Conference particularly about the vacation of lands by the Army and establishment of new firing ranges. Earlier in a separate meeting with chief secretary B R Sharma, he asked him, to review, department wise, and ensure urgent disposal of every pending cases.


Among the matters discussed with the Chief Secretary, the Governor reviewed the status of implementation of works for the permanent restoration of assets damaged during the September, 2014 floods and measures underway for providing relief and rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants.


He asked Mr Sharma to especially review the pendency of cases under SRO-43, implementation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes and every matter pending decision in the Power Development Department.

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