The delay in making rules for the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) can also be considered in this review meeting. Along with this, there can also be a discussion about Corona.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (file photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to hold a detailed review with the Union Home Ministry officials on June 10. It may also include Home Minister Amit Shah and two Ministers of State (MoS) G Kishan Reddy and Nityanand Rai. The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) told that the review will be done by the PM, he said that there may be some changes at the last minute.
The meeting will be held regarding the first and second COVID wave. The MHA was responsible for implementing strict lockdown measures and managing the oxygen shortage during the second wave. Along with this, policy decisions and future action plans for the National Capital Region (NCR), Jammu and Kashmir, Northeast, border development and the upcoming Census 2021 can be discussed.
The Ministry of Home Affairs acts as the nodal agency for these departments.
Delay in making rules for the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) can also be considered. From internal security to Kashmir to disaster management, the home ministry works as a nodal agency for around 21 departments besides controlling the central armed forces.
This includes BSF, CISF and CRPF. It is also responsible for the functioning of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), the Federal Anti-Terrorism Agency and the recently established NATGRID. The apex body for disaster management, the National Disaster Management Authority, works in liaison with the MHA, headed by the Prime Minister.
The Home Minister has handed over all the 21 divisions of his ministry to his two deputies, barring the Intelligence Bureau (IB) reporting. Reddy is in-charge of key divisions like Jammu and Kashmir, Northeast, Union Territories, Cyber Security and Anti-radicalization. At the same time, Rai handles the centre-state division, Police-I, which looks after the postings of IPS officers and foreign divisions.
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