State security commission constituted

India on 12 August 2013
Location : Nagaland, India | Source : Nagaland Post.

In pursuance of Supreme Court’s directive, the state government has constituted the State Security Commission (SSC) under the chairmanship of home minister G. Kaito. The SSC would comprise of the chairman along with six members and a member secretary. 

The members of the commission are- home minister G. Kaito as chairman; CLP leader and MLA Tokheho Yepthomi, Justice Zelre Angami (retd. Judge), former MP Imchalemba, former CPO president Yiesonu, state chief secretary Alemtemshi Jamir, Dr. Ponsing Konyak as members and DGP B. Kezo as member secretary.

The function of SSC include laying down broad policy guidelines and directions for the performance of preventive tasks and service oriented functions by the police; annual evaluation of state police’s performance and presentation of a report to the state legislators; functioning as a forum of appeal for disposing of representations from police officers regarding promotion to SP and above; and general review of the functioning of the police. 

SSC had its first sitting on Wednesday and deliberated on the functioning of police with positive contributions from members who attended the meeting. 

It was agreed that the meeting of the commission would be held after every two months, said state home commissioner Temjen Toy in a press release.

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