Odisha DGP reviews security arrangements ahead of President visit

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of President Ram Nath Kovind’s scheduled visit to Odisha, DGP Abhay today reviewed the security arrangements through video conference.

During his two-day visit, the President will attend the convocation of National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Rourkela on March 21. He will also inaugurate a super speciality hospital on the premises of Ispat General Hospital (IGH) at the Steel City the same day. He will visit the Konark Temple and Puri Srimandir the next day.

The DGP made a thorough review of security arrangements at all visit locations in Rourkela, Puri, airports of Bhubaneswar and Jharsuguda and the Raj Bhawan here. He emphasised on strict access control,  anti-sabotage check and thorough security arrangements in adherence to all COVID-19 protocols.

On  the occasion, concerned district SPs apprised the DGP about arrangements being made to ensure full proof security during the President’s visit.

Additional DGP (Law and Order), Intelligence Director, Twin City Police Commissioner, Joint Director of Intelligence Bureau, Rourkela IGP WR, DIGP Central Range, Cuttack and SPs of Rourkela, Puri, Jharsuguda and DCP Bhubaneswar attended the meeting, among others.

 

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