Government has decided to give over Rs 12,000 crore additional fund to the states for modernisation of police forces, including strengthening of security network in all major cities, in next five years.
The world`s police forces must urgently boost the sharing of intelligence to fight transnational criminals including terrorists, who have become more technologically savvy than authorities, an international conference heard.
Alarmed by the increasing number
of HIV/AIDS cases among police and paramilitary personnel, the
Centre has decided to convene a national conference next month
to chalk out strategies for combating the challenge.