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The security forces have been deployed in large numbers to bring peace and development in the Kashmir valley. These security forces, ie Army, Para Military Forces, and Police forces operate amidst the civilian population and cause imbalance and turbulence in the society.
The security forces especially Army, which is deployed in large numbers find it difficult to operate as their basic training is to fight enemy on the border. They need orientation training to adapt and adjust to the new role of maintaining peace in public life and contribute towards development in the region. The security forces are empowered by extra legislations to facilitate operating in a difficult and alien environment.
The operations of security forces evolved and got refined during the tenure of their deployment in the Kashmir valley. The insurgency pre 2000 and post 2000 was different and security forces adapted well to bring changes to fight the insurgency. It led to the improved situation for sustainable peace and development of the region.