PM to chair meeting of CMs on internal security tomorrow
Posted by Admin on August 16, 2009
Chief Ministers from across the country will gather in the capital on Monday to discuss two important issues, internal security and drought. Both meetings will be addressed by the Prime Minister. According to sources a proposal for the creation of a State Industrial Security Force, on the pattern of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), would also come up for discussion.
With most districts in the country declared drought prone, the Chief Ministers will discuss the situation arising out the deficient monsoons. The discussions will be centered on how centre and states can pool in their efforts to minimize its impact especially on farmers and the vulnerable sections of society.
AIR Correspondent reports that this is the second time that a conference of Chief Ministers has been convened on internal security after the Mumbai terror attack and focus this time will be on operational preparedness at various levels in the event of threats or attack by terrorists, specially with regard to quick response team, guidelines and norms for security at certain places, operationalisation of interceptor boats for coastal security will be discussed .Proposal for the setting up of state industrial security forces on the pattern of the central industrial security could also come up besides reviewing the progress on the setting up special cells in state police and intelligence wings , filling up of vacancies in state police and creation of additional posts for adequate man power at rural police stations will also be discussed. A separate session will be devoted to discussion on tackling left wing extremist with naxal affected states will also be held.