|Published: February 2018|
Delhi Delhi, February 9, 2018: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today chaired a meeting during which the measures being undertaken for Countering Terrorism were reviewed and certain action areas including capacity building of various security agencies and the State police through specialized training programmes were identified. The strategy to curb terror financing and Fake Indian Currency Notes was also reviewed.
Emphasizing zero tolerance for terrorism, Mr Rajnath Singh underlined that Counter Terrorism is a priority area and all efforts must be coordinated and synergized to root out terrorism. The Home Minister stressed on professional investigation of incidents related to terrorism. Since the state police are the first responder in any terror-related incident, he directed that an assessment of the capabilities of state special forces may be conducted. He emphasized on the need for cooperation with friendly countries for countering terrorism.
The Minister of State Mr Hansaraj Gangaram Ahir and senior officials of the Home Ministry were present in the meeting.