Hyderabad: The Directors-General of Police (DGP) Conference commenced on Friday, November 25 at the Sardar Vallabbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA) in Hyderabad.DGP) Conference commenced on Friday, November 25 at the Sardar Vallabbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA) in Hyderabad.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived on Friday, welcomed by Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, his Cabinet colleagues and state BJP president K Lakshman at the airport.
With PM Modi in attendance, the DGP Conference began with Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurating the three-day event.
At 6:00 am, PM Modi is scheduled to be a part of the one-hour-long Yoga session today after staying the night at SVPNPA.
"After the 'Yoga session', the Prime Minister would participate in deliberations with the top police officers from 8 am till 5 pm on Saturday," a top police official told PTI.
Union Ministers of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, besides National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval are among those who would attend the event.
Issues like cross-border terrorism, radicalisation of youth and attempts to lure Indians into Middle East terrorist groups, like ISIS, will be discussed threadbare at the meeting.
Filling up of vacant posts in various police forces, reforms in police forces, menace of narcotics smuggling and human trafficking will also be discussed extensively during the conference.
The Prime Minister and Home Minister will interact with the top police officers and get their feedback about the internal security situation and various aspects of police personnel, official sources said.
(With Agency inputs)