Sagar, MP, Jan 11 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today said police machinery in the state would be strengthened.
Mr Chouhan, while addressing 84th passing out parade of 'subedars' and sub-inspectors (probation) at Jawaharlal Nehru Police Academy here, said recruitment at various levels of police was being carried out.
He said Madhya Pradesh police was regarded as forward. The process to make it number one in the country was underway.
State Home Minister Himmat Kothari said the policy of the government was to provide all sorts of training to policemen in view of changing circumstances so that they could deal with difficult scenarios effectively.
The Chief Minister took the salute of the parade. A total of 13 subedars and 300 sub-inspectors would take part in the parade.
PWD Minister Kailash Vijaywargiya, state Director General of Police Anand Rao Pawar and Additional DGP (Training) Ramesh Sharma and other senior police officers were present.
Later, he told reporters that he had directed Divisional Commissioner L S Baghel to inquire into the attempt to immolate himself by the Shikshak Palak Sangh President over his demand for construction of school building.
He said strict action would be taken against those found guilty after the report.
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