The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today arrived at the BSF Academy at Tekanpur in Madhya Pradesh, for the Conference of Director Generals of Police and Inspector Generals of Police.
Through the day, there were presentations and useful discussions on various subjects relating to security. A presentation was also made on the implementation status of decisions taken during the last three years.
Over meals, the Prime Minister had focused discussions with select groups of officers, on specific security and policing issues. The Prime Minister's interactions lasted a total of over nine hours.
Earlier, on arrival, the Prime Minister unveiled plaques to mark the inauguration of five new buildings at the BSF Academy.
The discussions shall continue tomorrow. The Prime Minister will address the valedictory ceremony of the Conference tomorrow afternoon, before departing for Delhi.
"Had focussed discussions with groups of officers on specific areas of policing and security. I also inaugurated five new buildings at the BSF Academy," PM Modi tweeted.
"At the Conference of DGPs and IGPs in Tekanpur, Madhya Pradesh, there were insightful presentations and fruitful discussions on aspects relating to our security apparatus. There was also a presentation on the implementation status of decisions taken during the last three years," he said in another tweet.
Earlier in the day, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar, MP ministers Narottam Mishra, Jaibhan Singh Pawaiya and Maya Singh, and city Mayor Vivek Shejwalkar welcomed the prime minister at the airport.
Top police officers share and discuss security-related issues at the conference of the directors general of police (DGPs) and the inspectors general of police (IGPs) of various states.
The prime minister had earlier addressed the conferences at Guwahati in 2014, Dhordo in Gujarat’s Rann of Kutch in 2015 and at the National Police Academy in Hyderabad in 2016.
The event was postponed from its December schedule last year due to administrative issues and tight work schedule of the prime minister and the home minister, official sources had earlier said.
“At the last meeting, issues such as cross-border terrorism and radicalisation were discussed in detail. The prime minister had emphasised the importance of leadership, soft skills and collective training. He specifically mentioned the importance of technology and human interface for the police force,” a release said.
PM Modi unveiled plaques inaugurating 5 buildings at BSF Academy in Tekanpur where he arrived for Conference of DGPs & IGPs. Various discussions & a presentation on implementation status of decisions taken during last 3 years, held. Conference to continue tomorrow. #MadhyaPradesh pic.twitter.com/DKm0f5de1e— ANI (@ANI) January 7, 2018