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DGP Punjab chairs coordination meeting of state level security committee for railways

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | March 28, 2024 12:51 AM

CHANDIGARH: To review the security challenges and evolving nature of the threat to railways, Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav chaired a coordination meeting of a State Level Security Committee for Railways (SLSCR) at Punjab Police Headquarters here on Wednesday.

The meeting was attended by Special DGP Railways Shashi Prabha Dwivedi, Special DGP Internal Security RN Dhoke, Principal Chief Commissioner Railway Police Force (RPF) AN Mishra, Senior Deputy Security Commissioner Nitish Sharma, AIG GRP APS Ghuman and other stakeholders of departments including Government Railway Police (GRP) Punjab and Central Agencies.

DGP Gaurav Yadav said that the purpose behind holding this meeting was to ensure better synergy and synchronisation between the RPF, GRP Punjab Police and Central Agencies. Joint measures are being taken to combat security challenges and protect railway infrastructure, he added.

Stressing on the need for better coordination between RPF, GRP Punjab and Central agencies, the DGP directed the concerned officers to hold regular coordination meetings to discuss the problems and amicably solve them.

He asked the RPF and GRP Punjab to send joint teams to conduct patrolling at railway tracks and escort for trains to ensure safety and security of general passengers.

He said that concerted efforts are on to further strengthen the Railway infrastructure in the state.

Meanwhile, officers of RPF, GRP Punjab and Central Agencies assured to work in a tandem.

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