Taking note of concerns voiced over government`s development projects being affected by the internal security situation, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday asked chiefs of security agencies and paramilitary forces to quickly prepare a roadmap to strengthen the security architecture.
The centre, being set up at the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B), would develop electronic equipment, which can be indigenously manufactured for use by security agencies like the police and paramilitary forces.
J Jayalalithaa and Mamata Banerjee will not attend Wednesday`s Chief Ministers` conference on internal security where a new strategy is likely to be chalked out to check the growing violence by Naxals.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said he would raise the issues of partial revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) during the next internal security meeting in Delhi.
The Centre has convened a meeting of Chief Ministers next month to discuss various internal security issues, including controversial NCTC which is stuck due to opposition from non-Congress state governments.
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra
Modi expressed need to train the police to handle situations relating to internal security as presently they are
found no match with regard to challenges posed by Naxals.
Maoist violence, terror
activities of some right-wing groups and reforms in police
forces will be high on agenda at the Chief Ministers`
conference on internal security to be inaugurated by Prime
Minister Manmohan Singh on Feb 1.
Measures to tackle the challenges posed by terrorism and Left wing extremism will be discussed threadbare at a daylong meeting of chief ministers on internal security Feb 1, official sources said on Monday.
Accusing the UPA
government at the Centre of failing to take initiatives for
solving the insurgency problem plaguing the north east, BJP
on Wednesday called for creation of an internal security system to
tackle the issue.