Home Minister Amit Shah has emphasised that there should be zero tolerance against terrorism. Mr Shah directed that security agencies should have a coordinated approach in national security scenario and achieve the target of making India a developed and safe Nation. He was inaugurating the 55th Annual Directors General of Police and Inspectors General of Police Conference in New Delhi yesterday.
While stressing upon the need to ensure safety and dignity of the citizens, the Home Minister underlined the importance of capacity building of Police to deal with emergency situations and disasters.
Later, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also joined the Conference virtually and reviewed the action points of the previous Conference. A review of internal security situation was presented to the Prime Minister and Home Minister and discussions were held to improve the overall security scenario with more people-friendly initiatives.
During the Conference, a session on various initiatives of security forces on Left Wing Extremism (LWE) front was held in which discussions were held to improve security situation in LWE-infested areas. Stress was also given on coordinated action with States to check the LWE menace. Discussions on role of police during COVID-19 pandemic and implementation of safety protocol by the police was also discussed.
During the Conference, follow-up actions were also suggested to develop an SOP to manage various types of emergency situation.
This was the first such Conference organised by Intelligence Bureau on virtual mode. Paying homage to the Police martyrs, Home Minister Amit Shah also awarded Indian Police Medal to 50 awardees and congratulated them on their achievements.