New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee Monday asked trainee IPS officers that they should equip themselves with expertise to tackle cyber crime and terrorism.
Interacting with the trainee officers of the 2013 batch of Indian Police Service, the president said the society was undergoing major changes and they have a great chance to serve it.
According to a Rashtrapati Bhavan press release, the president congratulated the trainee officers on their success in one of the most difficult competitive examinations in the country and their joining the police service.
"The president said society is undergoing major changes and they have a great chance to serve the society. They must equip themselves with knowledge and expertise to fight present day manifestations of crimes like terrorism and cyber crime," the release said.
He reminded them of their important responsibility of maintaining law and order in the country and wished them success in their mission.
The trainee officers included 28 woman officers and 15 officers from Bhutan, Nepal and Maldives.