Srinagar: Governor Satya Pal Malik was briefed on the security situation in Kashmir Valley at a high-level meeting at Raj Bhavan in Srinagar on Saturday.
The Governor stressed the crucial importance of maintaining a sustained close watch on the ground situation. He emphasised on the need to maintain and improve synergy between the security forces and the civil administration and uncompromising adherence to procedures which ensure against collateral damages while delivering effective counter-militancy responses.
The Governor especially stressed the need of heightened vigil along the IB and LoC, providing adequate security to all protected persons and to all important establishments and installations.
The Governor observed that the common people should not be put to inconvenience on account of curbs imposed during the movement of security convoys and suitable framework should be put in place so that there are no unnecessary restrictions on the travel of civilians, especially in emergencies.
The Governor underlined the importance of sustained efforts to bring peace and harmony in society.
The meeting was attended by K Vijay Kumar, Advisor to Governor; BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Umang Narula, Principal Secretary to Governor; Shaleen Kabra, Principal Secretary Home; Lt Gen KJS Dhillon, GOC 15 Corps; and Baseer Khan, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir.