CISF to replace J&K Police at Srinagar, Jammu Airports

Jammu: Acting upon the inspection of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS), and to bring the UT of J&K at par with the rest of the country, process has been initiated for the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) to take over the security related duties being performed by the J&K Police at Srinagar and Jammu Airports by January 31, official spokesperson said here on Saturday.
He further said that the CRPF would continue to provide security as per the existing mechanism.
The spokesperson stated that suitable arrangements were accordingly underway for deployment of CISF personnel at the two airports.
Given the expertise of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in the field of Aviation Security, all Airports across the country handling the passenger traffic, were being provided the security by the CISF, he added.