Tuesday, 22 September 2020

UP Government to form a dedicated force for industrial security

Updated: June 27, 2020 4:28 pm

Uttar Pradesh government has decided to form a dedicated force for security of courts, metro rail, airports, industrial establishments, banks and other organizations in the state. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to constitute the Uttar Pradesh Special Security Force (UPSSF) for this purpose.

Highlighting the need of the dedicated force Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that there is demand for special security force for district courts, metro rail, airports, industrial institutions, banks and other financial institutions, and for this the UPSSF should be constituted which can work professionally and ensure security.

The force will be given special training and will be provided with security equipment. It can be placed at important establishments including religious places.

In the first phase, five battalions of such force will be constituted and the chief minister has directed the officials to present a detailed plan in this regard. Earlier Allahabad high court had also directed the state government to form an exclusive Force for security on court premises in December last year.

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