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POLICE FORCE SHOULD BE STRENGTHENED TO FACE CHALLENGES: CM

33rd Symposium of Heads of Police Training Institutions
Jaipur, Chief Minister Smt. Vasundhara Raje has said that challenges being faced by the state and the country like adverse law & order situation, internal security problems, separatists movements, agitations, problems faced by women & children and difficulties following tracking cyber crimes requires spectacular and effective training of police force. She said modern day training and modern day needs work together so police force should be strengthened and training institutions should be upgraded according to the requirements.
Smt. Raje was addressing the inaugural session of the 33rd National Symposium of Heads of Police Training Institutions at conference hall of the Rajasthan Police Academy, Jaipur on Monday. She said aspirations of the people are increasing and to match up their aspirations we have to move very fast. The police force should be responsible and must show empathy towards the people they deal with. We need to be very accountable and need to be involved with the people and his challenge only can be faced by training, she said.
The Chief Minister said today police force faces extremely difficult scenario, their numbers are not sufficient, their weaponry must be sophisticated by it isn't and the area is also not geographically easy. She said we have to train force quickly and effectively to face the challenges coming out every day. It is the training that is going to keep police force in place and discipline will keep them on track, she said.
Smt. Raje said we need to build up training capacity and the state govrnment is making efforts to strengthen the police forces. She said one training institute is coming up in Alwar while one has been announced for Bharatpur. She said we need to use technology and communication while adopting innovations in training like virtual classroom.
The Chief Minister said by providing training of self-defense to 4000 girls police is delivering the social responsibility. She applauded the achievements of the police commandos trained in Police Commando Training Centre, Jodhpur during the recent police commando competitions.
Additional Chief Secretary, Home Shri Sunil Arora said training of beat constable, ASI, SI, SHOs and Circle Officers is vitally important because they are the real field forces which deal with the people directly.  Director General of Bureau of Police Research & Development Shri Rajan Gupta while outlining the objectives of the symposium said police forces face plethora of challenges today and training alone will prepare the force to face the challenge. This three day event would provide a roadmap for police training in India, he said. Director General of Police, Rajasthan Shri Omendra Bhardwaj said the symposium will be fruitful in making our citizens safer.
Director of Rajasthan Police Academy Shri B. L. Soni said vote of thanks in the end. ADG (Training) Shri Nand Kishore, heads of various police training institutions of country and senior police officials were present on this occasion.