Chief Ministers conference to discuss internal security

January 6th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI  

Manmohan Singh

New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): A conference of Chief Ministers will begin here today to discuss internal security.

The conference will be chaired by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh where issues like terrorism, strengthening of intelligence network, security of coastline and key establishments, including atomic sites, will be discussed.

The meeting is likely to formulate a comprehensive approach to deal with the menace of terrorism.

The issue of strengthening intelligence collection and sharing mechanism (Subsidiaries of Multi Agency Centre), modernisation of police forces, setting up of commando units in all states/Union territories police forces and discussion on the modalities of the working of the newly-formed National Investigation Agency are also on the agenda of the meeting.

Other issues includes immediate filling up of police vacancies, setting up of the Police Network (POLNET) connecting all police stations through a computer-based system for sharing of information and videos of crime scenes and swift action on police reforms. (ANI)

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