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PM attends DGsP/IGsP Conference in Hyderabad The 3-day Conference concludes tomorrow



PM attends DGsP/IGsP Conference in

The 3-day Conference concludes tomorrow

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today addressed the Annual Conference of Directors General / Inspectors General of Police of States and UTs and Heads of Central Police Organisations at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (NPA) in

Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister called for a qualitative change in the police force through a collective training effort. Shri Narendra Modi said the development of soft skills is now essential, and should become a part of the training drill. Aspects such as human psychology and behavioural psychology should be vital parts of training, he added.

The Prime Minister said that technology and human interface are both important for the police force to keep progressing. He laid emphasis on concrete outcomes out of the actionable points that have been finalised.

During the Conference, the Prime Minister launched a mobile app Indian Police at Your Call. He also presented the Presidents Police Medals for distinguished service to officers of the Intelligence Bureau.

Tomorrow presentations will be made by the delegates on Challenges posed by Communication Technology, Technology Deficit in Policing and the threat of Radicalization.

The 51st post-Independence DGsP/IGsP Conference-2016 was inaugurated by the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh yesterday. The Union Home Minister also gave away the Indian Police Medals for meritorious service to officers of Intelligence Bureau and

In his address Shri Rajnath Singh lauded the coordinated efforts of Central and State Intelligence Agencies for nipping in the bud any terror threat posed by the ISIS indoctrinated youth. He said the recent demonetisation move of the Government would impair the finances of anti-national elements and groups.

The Ministers of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju and Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, the Union Home Secretary Shri Rajiv Mehrishi, Director (NPA) Ms. Aruna M Bahuguna, Heads of CAPFs and senior officers from Security and Intelligence Agencies are attending the three-day conference.

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First Published: Sat, November 26 2016. 00:20 IST