Srinagar: Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra on Friday visited forward areas on the Line of Control (LoC) and also reviewed security preparedness in the hinterland in Jammu and Kashmir, an official statement said.
Mitra arrived on Friday for a review of the overall security situation in the Valley, the Defence Ministry statement said.
“The Defence Secretary visited the forward areas along the LoC where he was briefed on the prevailing security situation and also interacted with the commanders and troops on ground.”
Mitra was also briefed on the close coordination among all the government agencies in maintaining peace in the region, it said.
“He also visited Badami Bagh Cantonment where he was briefed by Lt Gen A.K. Bhatt, Chinar Corps Commander, about the Counter Infiltration and Counter Terrorism Grids functional in the Valley,” it said, adding Mitra “appreciated the various measures instituted to strengthen the security posture and the good job being done by all the security forces”.