New Delhi (NVI): Government has directed the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to launch an “effective and decisive” campaign against Left Wing Extremism in the next six months.
“Decisive action needs to be taken against the urban Naxals and their facilitators… the road connectivity and medical infrastructure in Left Wing Extremism (LWE) areas should be upgraded,” Union Home Minister Amit Shah said while reviewing the functioning of CRPF at the Force headquarters here on Friday.
On his maiden visit to the CRPF Directorate after assuming charge as the Union Home Minister, Shah also discussed situation in Jammu and Kashmir and CRPF’s requirements of infrastructure and equipment.
The situation in the Maoist affected states and measures being taken for improving the infrastructure of the camps and measures against improvised explosive devices were also discussed.
Home Minister directed that effective action should be taken against the terrorists and Law and Order be maintained.
He also said that CRPF should also reach out to the villagers and assist them in obtaining the benefits of many central schemes which are applicable to them.
Shah also directed a data-base should also be made of the martyrs’ families and their basic issues and grievances should be systematically addressed.