Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra on Friday addressed the 25th conference of the Director Generals of Police, Inspector Generals of Police and heads of Central Police Organizations of North Eastern States at the Darbar Hall of Raj Bhavan in Itanagar.
The Governor, who started his addressing by reading out Article 159 and Article 371(h) of the Constitution of India highlighted the importance of the constables, security scenario of north-east region, emerging security challenges and advised on ways to tackle the security challenges, while recalling the history of police and policing in India.
The Governor emphasized that the police have to be fair, prompt and determined, demonstrate fairness, promptness and determination and win the trust of people by transparency, honesty and accountability.
He said that in police and policing, the constable on the beat is very important for a civilized society. They keep it safe, secure and developing, he added.
Highlighting the security scenario in the region, the Governor said that in our heterogeneous country with diversity in every field, the security scenario in the country will always differ from state to state and region to region.
Referring to few instances, the Governor urged upon the security organization to have good coordination between them. He warned that delayed action, no action or ‘live and let live’ policy towards insurgents reportedly in some case are likely to erode the confidence of the people in security organizations.
Cautioning on vulnerability of boys, girls and women in the orphanages and shelters houses, the Governor advised them to take suo moto action and carry out proper checking.
He also advised the DGPs to take due cognizance of the heinous crimes like rape and lynching and initiate appropriate remedial measures.
The Governor also spoke on the interstate issues and called upon the DGPs to convene regular meetings amongst the organizations and bring those issues to logical end.
While suggesting methods for strengthening the Police Forces from all angles to counter the emerging security challenges, the Governor stressed the need for transparent recruitment, effective training and police reforms in equipment, weapon and communication means, conducive political ambience and rank, command and control integration.
Senior officers of Police and security organizations including Ministry of Home Affairs, Intelligence Bureau, Research and Analysis Wing, National Investigating Agency, Central Bureau of Investigation, Assam Rifles and Border Security Force attended the conference.