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PM Narendra Modi to address the 51st post-Independence DGPs/IGPs Conference-2016

News Agencies | First published: 26 November 2016, 8:03 IST
PM Narendra Modi to address the 51st post-Independence DGPs/IGPs Conference-2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on 26 Novembber address the 51st post-Independence DGPs/IGPs Conference-2016 at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy here, which is being attended by DGPs and IGPs of various states.

The Prime Minister arrived here on 25 November evening by a special aircraft from Chandigarh to take part in the deliberations today.

The three-day conference took off yesterday with cross boarder terrorism and funding terror high on the agenda.

Inaugurating the conference formally on 25 November, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, "Naxals are devastated after demonetisation, and they are trying to get their currency exchanged. We will stop their attempts. I request the Director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) to compile a comprehensive report of how demonetisation has hampered terror funding."

The home minister commended the efforts of the police forces of the states, UTs and Centre for all round improvement in the internal security situation in the country, be it insurgency in the North-East, Naxal activities, or the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, where attempts to incite secession and law and order problems were made from our neighbourhood.

He also acknowledged the relentless efforts of the police forces of the states and the centre in handling these and lauded the coordinated efforts of central and state intelligence for not letting ISIS indoctrinated youth commit any act of terror in the country.

Singh also emphasized on the need of exchange of information relating to best practices among police personnel belonging to all states and central agencies. He also desired that contribution of experts of various security domains, such as investigation, forensic science and prosecution, need to be appropriately recognized.

He further said healthy competition between various security agencies is yielding good results.

He also acknowledged the relentless efforts of police forces of the states and the centre in handling these and lauded the coordinated efforts of central and state intelligence for not letting ISIS indoctrinated youth in committing any act of terror in the country.

The Union Home Minister gave away the Indian Police Medals for meritorious service to officers of the Intelligence Bureau and the Ministry of Home Affairs. The three-day conference would deliberate on various security-related issues confronting the nation, and to come out with ways and means to tackle them.

Ministers of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi, Director (NPA) Aruna M Bahuguna, Heads of CAPFs and senior officers from security and intelligence agencies are attending the conference.

-ANI

First published: 26 November 2016, 8:03 IST
 
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