Terrorism Top On Discussion Agenda At Police Officers’ Conference In Gujarat

RANN OF KUTCH (GUJARAT): Terrorism, ISIS and the threat they pose through radicalisation of youth were the key issues discussed on the second day of the annual conference of police officers’ in Kutch.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh attended various sessions at the conference, officials said.

The police officers discussed ways to stop radicalisation of youth and the concrete steps needed to prevent the spread of ISIS.

Sessions were also held on various topics including police reforms, better inter-state policing, reforms at police station level, steps to bring competitive spirit between police officers, bringing uniformity in police uniforms across India.

There was a four-hour session about the past and present terrorism situation in the country where the data about all the major terror strikes of the last ten years was placed before the top cops for deliberation.

Gujarat police gave a presentation on disaster management, relief work and steps taken after the 2001 earthquake in the state, and relevance of social media in policing and issues related to cyber security.

Apart from the DGPs and IGs of all the states and Union Territories, heads of National Investigation Agency (NIA), Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Intelligence Bureau (IB), Narcotics department and various police training academies are attending the conference. DGs and IGs of para-military forces such as Border Security Force (BSF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and CISF were also present.