Local recruitment in militancy declined by 40%: MOS Home in Lok Sabha
Srinagar: Local recruitment in militancy has declined 40% against in 2018 and militant initiated incidents saw a decline of 28%, while net infiltration reduced by 43% in Jammu and Kashmir.
This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs G. Kishan Reddy in a written reply to question in the Lok Sabha today.
He said that a Multi Disciplinary Terror Monitoring Group (TMG) has been constituted in the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
TMG has been constituted to ensure synergized and concerted action against terror financing and other militant related activities in the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Government has adopted a policy of zero tolerance towards terrorism. Effective response is given by the security forces to counter terrorist activities in the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
Due to concerted and synergized efforts of Security Forces, the security situation in the State has witnessed an improvement in the first half of this year over the corresponding period of 2018.
Militant initiated incidents saw a decline of 28%, net infiltration reduced by 43% and local recruitment declined by 40% and neutralization of terrorists has increased by 22%.