The DGPs and IGPs conference is an annual affair, where senior police officers of the states and Centre meet.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the conference of DGPs and IGPs at the BSF Academy in Tekanpur where he also held focused discussions on country’s security situation and how to further tighten security apparatus. Modi tweeted about this today, “Had focussed discussions with groups of officers on specific areas of policing and security.” PM Modi said that there were insightful presentations and fruitful discussions on security apparatus of the country. PM tweeted, “There was also a presentation on the implementation status of decisions taken during the last three years.” According to PTI, “Officials privy to the closed-door meeting said the prime minister stressed the need for further tightening country’s security apparatus, particularly in Jammu and Kashmir, the Northeast and the Naxal-affected areas.”
In this three day conference, around 250 top officers from state and central police organisations are taking part. Addressing the annual conference, home minister Rajnath Singh said that terror infrastructure in the form of training camps, launch pads and communication stations continued to exist in Pakistan and Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK). The home minister also said, “the neighbouring country was leaving no stone unturned to provide all help, including financial, to terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir and that youths of the state were being instigated against India”.
The DGPs and IGPs conference is an annual affair, where senior police officers of the states and Centre meet. On the directive of PM Modi, the home ministry has been organising the conference outside the national capital since it came to power in 2014. The last three conferences were held in Guwahati, Rann of Kutch and Hyderabad.
Also, the Sashatra Seema Bal website was chosen one of the five best websites among the CPOs in a study conducted by IB over 200 parameters and this result was presented before prime minister Narendra Modi who attended DGs/IGs conference at the BSF Academy in Tekanpur on Sunday. This was tweeted by SSB, “We are proud that SSB website was adjudged one of the 5 best websites among the CPOs in a study conducted by IB on over 200 parameters. This result was presented before the PM in the ongoing DGs/IGs conference.”