Srinagar, May 25 (KNO): Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Vijay Kumar Wednesday said that drone surveillance and RFID chips will be part of three-tier security arrangements for the upcoming Amarnath Yatra.
Talking to reporters on the side-lines of the wreath laying ceremony of a policeman who was killed in Kreeri, Baramulla encounter, the IGP Kashmir, as per news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that since past one month, police along with other security agencies have been reviewing the security arrangements for the upcoming Yatra.
“This year, drone surveillance and RFID chips will be part of the three-tier security arrangements for the pilgrims,” the IGP said, adding that “security forces will ensure incident free and smooth yatra.”
The annual pilgrimage would start on June 30 this year. The J&K administration is expecting a record number of pilgrims this years in view of the heart wave across India. At least 400 additional companies of security forces have started to arrive in Kashmir for ensuring smooth and hassle free Yatra. The pilgrims will be under constant watch of the security agencies through RFID chips—(KNO)