Narco-terrorism, cyber crime discussed at Police Micro Mission

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New Delhi, Oct 17 (UNI) The Home Ministry today discussed measures to make police more effective and pro-active in tackling challenges of narco-terrorism, cyber crimes, money laundering and human trafficking.

Home Minister Shivraj Patil chaired the second meeting of the Police Micro-Mission and emphasised the need for improving intelligence gathering and strengthening of investigation procedure to meet the needs of the crime detection and prevention.

Community policing, effective use of communication and technology and improving infrastructure were discussed at the day-long meeting.

Training of police personnel in advanced technology was also focused at the Micro-Missions, which were constituted by the Home Ministry to implement the Prime Minister's announcement to implement the National Police Police Mission. Use of New Processes or Process Engineering in policing was also discussed.

The meeting was attended by Home Secretary Madhukar Gupta, Director of Intelligence Bureau P C Haldar and senior officials of the central and state police establishments and para-military forces. The head of micro-missions gave presentation about the police reforms in various fields.

Earlier, the first meeting of the six micro mission was held on August 18 this year at which members were asked to come up with innovative ideas which could be incorporated in the plan for police reforms.

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