Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will attend the 56th Conference of Director General of Police (DGP) and Inspector General of Police (IGP) at Police Headquarters, Lucknow today, November 20-21.
The two-day conference will be conducted in a hybrid format. Top Police or DGPs from States and Union Territories, as well as heads of Central Armed Police Forces and Central Police Organizations will attend the conference physically at the venue in Lucknow, while the remaining invitees will be held virtually from 37 different locations at the IB/SIB Headquarters. will participate. ,
Home Minister Amit Shah and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will also attend the top security conference being held in Lucknow.
Several issues including cyber crime, data governance, counter-terrorism challenges, left-wing extremism, emerging trends in narcotics trafficking, prison reforms will be discussed in the conference.
Since 2014, the Prime Minister has taken keen interest in the DGP’s conference. Unlike the earlier symbolic presence, PM Modi makes it a point to attend all sessions of the conference and encourage independent and informal discussions that direct top police officers to key police and internal security issues affecting the country. Provide opportunity to the Minister to inform.
As per the Prime Minister’s vision, since 2014, the annual conference, which used to be customary in Delhi, has been held outside Delhi with the exception of the year 2020 when the conference was held virtually.
The conference has been organized in Guwahati in 2014; Dhordo, Rann of Kutch in 2015; National Police Academy, Hyderabad in 2016; BSF Academy, Tekanpur in 2017; Kevadia in 2018; and IISER, Pune in 2019.