New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday urged trainee police officers to develop capabilities for combating new-age threats like terrorism and cyber crime.
According to a Rashtrapati Bhavan spokesperson, the President told the trainee officers that society is undergoing major changes and they "have a great chance to serve society".
"(Officers) must equip themselves with knowledge and expertise to fight present-day manifestations of crimes, like terrorism and cyber crime," the spokesperson quoted Mukherjee as having said.
The President reminded the trainees of the important responsibility they have of maintaining law and order in the country and wished them success in their mission, the spokesperson added.
The 2013-batch officers, including 28 lady officers and 15 officers from Bhutan, Nepal and the Maldives, had called on the President at Rashtrapati Bhavan here.