Security to be beefed up in Industrial areas


Dehradun 16 May, 2018 –A meeting presided by Principal Secretary Home Anand Vardhan to discuss the safety and security concerns of the members from industry sector and the officials from administration was held at secretariat on Wednesday. The members of the industry community from Selaqui industrial area, SIIDCUL, Haridwar region and Industrial area informed that there was no place to park the vehicles in the industrial area. The street lights were also not working due to which the industrialist especially women employees were feeling insecure.

They said there was lack of adequate police force and demanded the deployment of adequate police force in the industrial area. They demanded check on unwanted elements in the industrial areas, regular police patrolling especially during evening when employees are on their way home, verification of the factory workers, arrangement of 3 barricading at Haridwar, SIIDCUL campus and installation of CCTV cameras. The Principal Secretary, Home directed the officials to make arrangements for adequate parking in the SIIDCUL, Haridwar Industrial area and to ensure installation of street lights in the area as per discussion with the members of industry community. He said that for better coordination on the law and order situation a meeting will be held on monthly basis with the members of the industry community. He also directed the officials to ensure adequate police force in the police stations in SIIDCUL Haridwar area, Police patrolling and installation of CCTV cameras in the industrial area. He said that necessary action will be initiated by SSP, Haridwar in the matter of increasing number of residential houses for Firemen from station.

The Hostel for working women will be constructed after submitting a proposal is passed in the meeting with the district administration and members of the industrial community and is provided to SIIDCUL. He directed the officials to make a disaster management plan for industrial area so that information can be gathered about harmful goods being collected there.

A proposal in this regard will be presented to District Magistrate after conducting a meeting with disaster management department, members of Industrial community and District Magistrate. The issue of security barrier, appointment of security guard and CCTV camera installation was also discussed in the meeting. Directions were also given to Police to coordinate with the industrialist to increase the patrolling in the SIIDCUL, Haridwar industrial area and ensure safety of women workers.   The directions were also given to appoint security guards in industrial units through license holding security agencies under PASARA. He directed that the information about any foreigner in the industrial area should be provided to the Police department on mandatory basis.

 IG Crime & Law and order  Deepam Seth, Additional Secretary home Ajay Rautela, Deputy Secretary home Ranjit Singh, GM SIIDCUL Jharna Kamathan, SP City, Haridwar Mamta Bohra, ADM Haridwar Dr. L. N. Mishra, Secretary General Provincial Industrial Association Anil Marwah, architect planner SIIDCUL  Y. S. Pundir, SIIDCUL  Industrial Association Arun Saraswat, Vice-President S. M. A. U. Haridwar,  S. P. S Gautam, Gaurishakar Polymers SMAU Haridwar Rahul Singhal  SIIDCUL Manufacture Association Ashika  and others were present on the occasion.