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PM to inaugurate DGPs meet; focus on internal security

india Updated: Sep 11, 2009 00:40 IST

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Strengthening of intelligence mechanism, containing Naxal and terror menace, security of mega cities and coastlines will be high on agenda during the two-day meet of Director Generals of Police beginning on Monday, which will be addressed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Activities of Pakistan-based terror outfits and situation in Jammu and Kashmir as well as the Northeast will also come up for review at the conference which is being organised by the Intelligence Bureau.

Threadbare discussions will be held with the DGPs on the security situation and measures to be adopted to maintain law and order, coastal security, strengthening of intelligence wing, augmenting police forces and preparedness of Quick Reaction Teams, a top Home Ministry official said.

The meeting will review the measures adopted to tighten security along the 7,200 km-long coastline, increase the number of police stations, check posts and interceptor boats.

The information collection system -- both technical and human intelligence -- its proper sharing and necessary action, modernisation of police forces, procurement of arms and ammunition, filling up of vacancies besides providing training to security forces will also come up for review.

The Centre will stress on making police recruitment process corruption-free.