Visakhapatnam, Dec 28 (UNI) Elaborate security arrangements have been made in view of the two-day visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to attend the 95th Indian Science Congress to be held here from January 3 to 7.
City Police Commissioner N Sambasiva Rao today said more than 6,000 scientists from India and abroad were expected to participate in the congress.
The Special Protection Group (SPG) had already taken over the arrangements at the venue. Bomb Disposal Squads were also deployed in the city.
He said police force from eight districts would also be deployed.
The Prime Minister would address more than 50,000 'Dwacra' women of the Self-Help Groups, during the event.