SRINAGAR : DGP Dilbag Singh chaired a meeting of Kashmir Zone senior Police officers at PHQ and reviewed preparedness of security arrangements and deployment of personnel for the Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra- 2023 (SANJY) besides acquisition of land for infrastructure and issues of welfare of Police personnel and martyrs were discussed.M K Sinha, IGP (CIV/Hqrs) Vijay Kumar, DIG CKR Sujit Kumar, DIG Training PHQ Imtiaz Ismail Parray, DIG SKR Rayees Mohammad Bhat, SSP Srinagar, and SSP for Anantnag, Rakesh Balwal are the ADGP for Kashmir Zone. Awantipora Azaz Zargar, Ashish Kumar Mishra, Bandipora Lakshay Sharma, SSP Kulgam, and SSP Ganderbal. Attending the meeting were Sahil Sarangal, CPO PHQ, SSP Pulwama Mohd Yousaf, SSP Budgam Al-Tahir Geelani, AIsG of PHQ, and other PHQ gazetted authorities. The DGP approved strong security measures to ensure the safe and orderly conduct of the Amarnath yatra, as was done the year before, in his remarks at the ceremony.He asserts that for the yatra to be carried out, all labour allocation and deployment arrangements must be coordinated at various levels. He advised making sufficient and efficient ground deployments to address any vulnerabilities and, if there, any gaps. He gave the officers instructions to adjust things at the sectoral level to enhance a sufficient reaction to any emergency. In addition to emphasising the need to concentrate on ROPs, lateral deployment, QRTs, and BD squads, he stressed that sufficient troops must be deployed to complete the task. He gave the order to add more Naka points in strategic locations.The DGP called for an efficient process and preparation for the seamless and peaceful conduct of the yatra and urged the officers to maintain close contact with their ranks and other security agencies to achieve better results. He emphasised to the officers the importance of paying extra attention to base camps and sensitive sites when putting the security measures in place. He gave the order to employ cutting-edge equipment, like as CCTV cameras and drones, to keep an eye on the Yatra’s security situation. He stated that in order to deal with any natural calamity, appropriate preparations for disaster management should be done.He oversees the implementation of security readiness along the national highway in the districts. He emphasised the importance of maintaining properly stocked municipal and highway security grids at all times. He also spoke about the National Highway’s traffic control. The DGP stated that the majority of the areas along the route of the yatra have complex internet network facilities, and he ordered that the Police Control Rooms be very technologically advanced. He ordered the promotion of J&K’s helpline numbers and assistance booths so that pilgrims could quickly find them in case of emergency.He gave the go-ahead to provide the jawans and officers deployed during the yatra with the greatest possible boarding, accommodation, and other amenities.