The Central Industrial Security Force has now assumed control over the security of Leh's Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport as now over 180 personnel will be looking to maintain peace in the terminal.
The Central Industrial Security Force has now assumed control over the security of Leh's Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport as now over 180 personnel will be looking to maintain peace in the airport. A Deputy Commandant rank officer will be incharge of the Jawaans.
Situated in Western Himalayas of the Ladakh area, the air terminal fills in as the principle air terminal of Ladakh. Throughout the winter, Leh air terminal is the main passage of the region as there is constrained network by roads due to the overwhelming, bone chilling snowfall. Other than being highest altitude airport of the nation, this airport is also a tourist spot.
An initiation ceremony was also held which was attended by Chief Guest Rajesh Ranjan who is also the General Director of CISF. The guest list also incorporated names like Chief Advisor to Lt. Governor of Ladakh Umang Narula, SDG (APS) M A Ganapathy, CISF IG Vikram Singh Mann, Airport Director Sonam Norbu, CISF IGP Leh Ladakh Satish Khandare, ITBP IG Deepam Seth and AAI ED Security Raj K Mallick. The ceremony was also attended by officials and shareholders of the airline.
In his statement, Ranjan explained the elements of security at this Airport which is surrounded by enemies and stressed that a planned exertion is need on the part of all administration organizations and partners so as to maintain peace in the airport.