A new security architecture outlined by Home Minister P Chidambaram, pro-active action against Naxals and increased infiltration attempts from across Indo-Pak border will be high on the agenda of a meeting of chief ministers convened by the Centre in New Delhi on Saturday.
The meeting, to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, will also focus on strengthening of counter terrorism and intelligence capabilities, strengthening the border and coastal security.
The Conference assumes importance against the backdrop of the proactive policy being pursued by the government to combat naxalism, increased infiltration attempts from across Indo-Pak border and the success of anti-terror measures in the past six to eight months.
Cross-border terrorism will also be discussed threadbare at the day-long conference organised by the Home Ministry.
Activities of Pakistan-based terror outfits and situation in Jammu and Kashmir as well as in the Northeast, combating economic offences, especially Fake Indian Currency Notes and will also come under the scanner at the meeting.
The Conference would also focus on the review of action points identified in the last such meet in August, 2009, which covered wide ranging areas of capacity building in the state police and police reforms.