August 13, 2016 4:50:18 am
The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research administration has requested its employees to keep an extra vigil inside the institute to eliminate any possible security threat ahead of the Independence Day celebrations.
The notice, issued by PGI director Yogesh Chawla, has been circulated among all the heads of departments and the officials at the institute.
“It is brought to the notice of all concerned that intelligence agencies and the local police have sounded high alert, especially at public places in the city, to ensure peaceful celebrations of the Independence Day on 15-8-2016. To check any untoward incident and safety in the Institute as precautionary measures and seeks co-operation from the entire staff,” reads the order.
The order has listed the contact numbers of 10 officials at the institute. “Special checks will be undertaken by the security staff posted at various points of the institute with the help of local police to eliminate the chances of any security threat,” it said.
It further stated that all the staff members are requested to keep an extra vigil at their workplace.
According to the order, all the staff members have been asked if they find any unclaimed or abandoned vehicle, bags or objects and notice any suspicions person inside the institute, they should bring into the notice of the officials. “Your kind assistance for the security and safety of the institute is solicited please,” it stated.
PGI sources said after the order was issued by the director, security was stepped up inside the institute.
“Our security personnel are already alert and we have issued directions to them regarding the intelligence inputs. The order issued by the administration is being implemented completely on the ground,” said an official.
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