New Delhi: The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) took over the security of Jammu Airport, today. The unit will be headed by a senior commandant rank officer. Earlier, the security of Srinagar Airport was handed over to the CISF on 26 February.
V S Mann, Inspector General, CISF Airport Sector, was the chief guest on the occasion. The ceremony was attended by other senior officials of CISF, Airports Authority of India (AAI), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and representatives of airlines operators like Air India, Air Asia, Indigo, Spicejet, Go Air and other stakeholders. In his address, Mann called for coordinated efforts by all agencies and stakeholders to ensure security of the airport.
During the ceremony, P R Beuria, Airport Director, Jammu, handed over a key replica to Gurjit Singh, Commandant, Jammu airport, as a symbolic handing over of security to CISF.
After the function, Mann along with the Commandant, Jammu airport and Airport Director, Jammu airport visited the area of the airport including terminal building & airside and reviewed the security arrangement of the airport.
With this induction, total airports under CISF security cover raised to 63 as on date.
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