Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday said that the State Government has taken up systematic approach to acquaint the police force with modern technological advancements for improving their capacity.
He said this while laying the foundation stone of Assam Police Academy in the campus of Assam Police Training Centre at Dergaon in Golaghat district on Monday.
“Training is the most important part in developing skill and ability of the police force. It enhances experience of the trainees, makes them more disciplined and improves their service quality. Keeping this in mind, our government has taken the step for establishment of Assam Police Academy with advanced training infrastructure in the State,” Chief Minister Sonowal said.
Appreciating the role of Assam Police in upholding law & order in the State, Chief Minister Sonowal urged the police force to work with more commitment to earn greater confidence of the people.
He also called upon the police force to work as a team and expressed confidence that the proposed Academy with its modern curriculum and training module would help in building the trainees as quality human resource.
Chief Minister Sonowal further stressed on improving police-public relationship for better policing in the state. He said that the new generation gives more importance to quality thinking and good behaviour. He also observed that the Academy would fulfill the requirements of developing soft skills amongst the police force in the days to come.
While CMD of Assam Police Housing Board Anil Kumar Jha delivered the welcome address, DGP Kuladhar Saikia and additional chief secretary in charge of Home Department Kumar Sanjay Krishna also spoke on the occasion.
Special DGP (Training and Armed Force) AK Sinha Kashyap, principal secretary to chief minister Sanjay Lohiya and several other senior police officers were also present on the occasion.