Need to inculcate spirit of patriotism, discipline in Police forces: HM Amit Shah

Chairs review meeting of Central Police Training Institutes in New Delhi
 Union Minister for Home Affairs and Cooperation Amit Shah presiding over the review meeting of Central Police Training Institutes, in New Delhi on Tuesday.
Union Minister for Home Affairs and Cooperation Amit Shah presiding over the review meeting of Central Police Training Institutes, in New Delhi on Tuesday.ANI

New Delhi: Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah chaired a review meeting of the Central Police Training Institutes (CPTIs) in New Delhi today where he stated that there was a need to inculcate spirit of patriotism, fitness, discipline in Police forces.

As per an official statement, Minister of State for Home, Nityanand Rai, Union Home Secretary, Directors General of the Central Police Forces and the Bureau of Police Research and Development and Heads of Central Police Training Institutes attended the meeting.

Speaking on the occasion, the Union Home Minister stressed on an effective training system to fulfill expectations, sense of duty and achievement of goals.

He said under Mission Karmayogi launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, training of police personnel up to the level of Constable, Sub Inspector and DSP should be conducted with a holistic approach.

He said 60 percent training for all policemen should be common to all, while 40 percent training should be force-based, so that we can make the best use of our training capabilities.

HM Amit Shah said that it is very important that training of policemen should change with the times. He emphasised on both, strictness and sensitivity in training and said that along with modern techniques, there is a need to inculcate the spirit of patriotism, fitness, discipline, sensitivity and self-dedication in police forces.

He said use of technology and modern equipment in training of police forces is the need of the hour, but at the same time we should focus on basic policing and put it into practice.

He stressed the need to review the impact of online training for policemen at all levels.

Presentations were made by Central Police Training Institutions emphasizing upon the importance of right training at the right time to build up the capacities of the police personnel for providing prompt and effective responses to the ever changing nature of security challenges.

Discussions were held on the relative merits of Hybrid Learning and Emerging Training Paradigms, Training Methodologies and Techniques including the importance of assessment of Training Need Analysis (TNA), Productivity of Training Resources, Trainers Development, Dissemination of Best Practices, Research & Publications, Standardization of Study Material,

e-Content, Best Practices in Training Evaluation, Training Infrastructure Development, Expansion of Training Capacity, New Initiative & Innovations in Training and Training on Disaster Management.

Representatives from the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, Central Academy for Police Training, Bhopal, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Academy, Border Security Force (BSF) Academy, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Academy, National Industrial Security Academy, National Security Guard (NSG), North East Police Academy, Sashtra Seema Bal (SSB), Bhopal, and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) participated in the meeting.

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