38th National Police Training Symposium inaugurated

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38th National Police Training Symposium inaugurated
38th National Police Training Symposium inaugurated

New Delhi : The 38th National Police Training Symposium was inaugurated by Hon’ble MoS (Home), Government of India, Shri Nityanand Rai at CDTI Ghaziabad today on June 2, 2022 in the presence of DG, BPR&D, Shri Balaji Srivastava. 100 senior police officers from all over the country are attending the Symposium.

The Hon’ble Minister laid emphasis on striving towards enhancing cooperation and augmenting mechanisms for sharing of resources amongst Police Training Institutions across the country.

He further emphasized on experience sharing and the use of technology to make Indian Police SMART as envisioned by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji. 

The Hon’ble Minister also released the second edition of the Directory of Indian Police Training Institutions (DIPTI). The Directory contains information on resources of around 300 police training institutions of all the States/UTs/CPOs/ CAPFs, and also the 68th Volume of The Indian Police Journal.

The DG, BPR&D, Shri Balaji Srivastava, welcomed the Chief Guest. In his address, he underscored the importance of sharing resources, knowledge, and expertise among Police Training Institutions. He urged the delegates to proactively participate in the deliberations of symposium to achieve excellence in police training and to find viable solutions to ground-level problems. The august gathering was also apprised about the initiatives undertaken by the BPR&D for capacity building and promoting excellence in training through its Central Academy for  Police Training (CAPT) and Central Detective Training Institutes (CDTIs).

During the technical sessions, Smt. Archana Ramasundaram, Ex- IPS member Lokpal, Shri Srinivas Katikithala, IAS Director, LBSNAA and Sh Jayanto Narayan Choudhury, Ex- IPS held sessions on various topics concerning police training in the country. Participants also deliberated on contemporary issues of police training in syndicate groups with a view to evolve effective and feasible solutions.