Bhubaneswar:20/9/18: Director General of Police (DGP) RP Sharma today reviewed the security arrangements for the scheduled visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Talcher and Jharsuguda on September 22.
Holding the review meeting through video conferencing, Sharma asked the officers concerned to take measures for smooth and incident free management of the programme.
Sharma asked officials to prepare a plan in advance and ensure adequate deployment of forces at strategic locations.
“Adequate patrolling and random checking should be taken up in and around the meeting venues. Random checking should be taken up at places like railway stations, bus stops and busy marketplaces. There should be adequate planning for proper crowd dispersal after completion of the programme,” the DGP said.
“The entire programme including the routes from Helipad to the venue should be kept under adequate CCTV surveillance. Entry passes should be facilitated to media people for smooth coverage of the programme in consultation with SPG,” he said.
Sharma said there should be arrangement of safe houses for the VVIP and adequate checking of hotels/lodgings should be taken up.