National Defence Bureau,
New Delhi, 01 August 2017
The Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR&D) is organizing a two day National Conference for Young Superintendents of Police of States/UTs and Commandants of CAPFs, beginning here today. The Union Minister of Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad will inaugurate the conference.
Briefing the media, Anupama Nilekar Chandra, IG (Modernization), BPR&D said that during the DGs/IGs Annual Conference in December, 2015 at Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address, said that the young officers need to be exposed to the latest technological aids available. Keeping this in view, BPR&D is organising this two-day National Conference with the theme ‘Technological Empowerment for Impactful Policing’. She said that the participants will include 5 SPs and 5 Commandant rank officers of CAPFs from each State and one SP rank officer from each UT.
The two-day conference will include various sessions on topics like Technology for Police, Operations and Technology, Police-Media Interface, Delivery of Citizen Centric Services and Syndicate Group discussion & presentation.
The panellists include K. V. Chowdary, Chief Vigilance Commissioner, Dr. Ajay Kumar Additional Secretary, MeitY, Prakash Singh, Ex-DG, BSF and Sanjoy Hazarika, Director, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI).
On day two, Dr. Ashok Jhunjhunwala, Advisor to Minister of State for Power, Piyush Goyal will be the Chief Guest, during the Valedictory Session.
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