Nashik: The 55th All India Police Duty
Meet aimed at discussing various aspects of effective policing
in the backdrop of growing challenges has been kicked off at
the Maharashtra Police Academy (MPA) here.
As many as 28 police teams, comprising 928 officials,
from different states besides the para-military forces are
participating in the four-day gathering inaugurated last
evening by Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan.
The convention is aimed at improving policing by
employing modern techniques in investigations and sharing
information across the states to put a tab on crime.
In his inaugural speech, Chavan said Rs 165 crore have
been spent in phases on modernising state police force in the
last three years against the backdrop of new challenges.
The participating forces presented an impressive march
on the MPA ground which is followed by cultural performances
by school children.
Top police officials, including city police
commissioner Kulwant Kumar Sarangal, MPA director Sanjay Barve
were present among others on the occasion.