Raipur : Unified command meeting concluded under the chairmanship of CM Shri Vishnu Deo Sai

CM emphasised the complete eradication of the Naxal issue in Chhattisgarh

Chief Minister Shri Vishnu Deo Sai chaired the Unified Command meeting at Circuit House in Raipur on Friday. He stated that Naxal activities in Chhattisgarh are declining. He attributed this success to the effective joint operations conducted by the Central Security Forces and Chhattisgarh Police, which have benefited from improved coordination.

The state government has intensified the naxal operation in Chhattisgarh along with accelerating the development efforts under the government’s new “Niyad Nellaner Yojana,” which has increased public trust in the government and administration. Chief Minister Shri Sai directed officials to prioritise development projects in Naxal-affected areas, focusing on completing high-quality road construction, bridges, and other government projects within the stipulated timeframe. He also instructed officials to provide security arrangements to expedite ongoing construction work in these areas.

The meeting focused on enhancing the police intelligence network in Naxal-affected regions and conducting anti-Naxal campaigns with the support and trust of local villagers. They discussed the issues faced by security personnel in the Naxal-affected areas. Chief Minister instructed the officials to ensure the availability of essential facilities and resources at security force camps. They directed the officials to improve coordination with neighbouring states, particularly Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Odisha. This includes joint operations in border areas, surveillance of connecting routes by security forces, and information sharing. The Chief Minister emphasised that local villagers should not face any inconvenience during anti-Naxal operations.

Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister Shri Vijay Sharma, Chief Secretary Shri Amitabh Jain, DGP Shri Ashok Juneja, Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Shri Manoj Pingua, senior officials from the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, Home Department of State Government, Central Security Forces, State Police, and various development agencies were present.