Allahabad Kumbh: CISF will subsequently present a report to the Uttar Pradesh Police (File)
The CISF, which boasts of a premier and unique security consultancy wing, will undertake a comprehensive protection and anti-fire cover audit for the next year’s Kumbh Mela to be held in Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad, officials said Sunday.
They said a special team of experts from the central paramilitary force will soon conduct a reconnaissance and survey of the mela area at the banks of confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and mystical Saraswati rivers.
They will subsequently present a report to the Uttar Pradesh Police and administration which will be the overall in-charge of security arrangements for the event.
The Central Industrial Security Force has one-of-its kind security consultancy unit in its establishment that advises organisations and large undertakings to professionally prepare against potential security, fire and disaster threats.
As the Kumbh, the official said, is going to be a huge congregation of crores of people and devotees, it was felt essential to take the service of a professional organisation to make the mela area safe and secure for the visitors.
They said the team will suggest thekumbh authorities as to how to deploy smart gadgets and security manpower to keep the activity area of the mela and its vicinity safe round-the-clock.
It will also tell UP authorities as to where to install CCTV cameras, where to deploy security staff, how to have access control and…