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Kiren Rijiju asks IPS officers to be flag bearers of social change


New Delhi, Dec 24: Indian Police Service officers should become the flag bearers of social change and champions of good governance, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said today.

Addressing the valedictory function of the 90th special foundation course for IPS officers at Haryana Institute of Public Administration in Gurgaon, Rijiju said as agents of change the young officers must sow creative seeds for furthering the progress of this great nation, which is known for unity in diversity.

IPS officers should usher social change

Encouraging the budding police officers, he said diligence, honesty and efficiency will have a big role to play in the personal and professional lives while holding important positions in the districts of their respective states.

The 15-week residential training course from September 13, 2015 to December 24, 2015 was conducted for 77 IPS officers belonging to various state cadres of the 2010, 2012 and 2013 batches who did not attend the regular foundation course with their batchmates.

Out of these 15 weeks, 13 weeks have been devoted for the academic inputs to teach important subjects like law, economics, history, constitutional and politics, and also public administration besides the needed inputs in languages and ICT.

One week village visit was also organised to study socio-economic scenario of the villages. During training they were involved in number of extracurricular activities like games, cultural functions and social services to ensure all round development of their personality.

As an important part of training they were sent for trekking in Hamta Pass, Himachal Pradesh for a week.

Rijiju said the objective and purpose of this course is to groom these officers in such a way that they acquire requisite knowledge, skills, attitudes, values and the administrative acumen required for efficient discharge of their duties.


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