On the inaugural day of the 55th annual DGP and IGP conference in New Delhi on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was briefed on the internal security situation in India.

The Prime Minister was also briefed on how to improve the security situation in the country by taking people-friendly initiatives.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday inaugurated the 55th annual DGP and IGP conference in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Modi later joined the conference virtually and reviewed the action points of the previous conference.

A review of the internal security situation was presented to the Prime Minister and Home Minister, and discussions were held to improve the overall security scenario.

Heads of various central paramilitary forces (CPMFs), the director generals of police (DGPs) and inspectors general of police (IGPs) of the states participated in virtual mode from their respective states.

This is for the first time in history that such a conference of India’s top police brass is taking place via video conferencing.

Sources in the Home Ministry told Northeast Now that the role played by police during a disaster and pandemic, cyber terrorism, radicalisation of the youth and the Pakistan-sponsored militants in Jammu and Kashmir will be discussed during the four-day-long conference.

Paying homage to the police martyrs, the Union Home Minister awarded Indian Police Medal to 50 awardees and congratulated them on their achievements.

The Home Minister during his speech has highlighted policy issues on national security and applauded the role of police as frontline warriors in crisis and disaster management.

He emphasised that there should be zero tolerance against terrorism.

While stressing upon the need to ensure safety and dignity of the citizens, he underlined the importance of capacity building of Police to deal with emergency situations and disasters.

He directed that security agencies should have a coordinated approach in the national security scenario and achieve the target of making India a developed and safe nation.

A session on various initiatives of security forces on the LWE front was held in which discussions were held to improve the security situation in LWE infested areas.

Stress was given on coordinated action with States to check the LWE menace.

Discussions on the role of police during COVID-19 pandemic and implementation of safety protocol by the police was also discussed.

Follow-up actions were also suggested to develop an SOP to manage various types of emergency situations.


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