Updated: June 16, 2021 10:57:54 am
The Pune-based Maharashtra Intelligence Academy (MIA), which trains officers and personnel from police forces and allied services in a range of subjects related to intelligence and security domains, has received the quality management system standard of ISO:9001:2015, said academy officials.
The MIA, located in Ramtekdi area, was established in 2009 following the merger of the erstwhile Special Protection Training Centre in Pune and Special Branch Training Centre of Mumbai. The academy trains direct recruits in State Intelligence Department and other officials and personnel from the Maharashtra Police, as well as personnel from several other security and state police establishments in the country.
The academy conducts training modules in intelligence gathering, anti-sabotage operations, VIP protection, maritime security and sensitive installations security, along with others for understanding facets of terrorism and fundamentalism. The academy also conducts language training classes in Urdu, Bengali, Telugu, Madia Gondi, Gurumukhi and Kashmiri.
Mahadev Tambde, director and special inspector general at the MIA, said in a press statement, “The Maharashtra Intelligence Academy has emerged as a leading training establishment in the state. Because of high training standards and adherence to quality management systems, the academy received the ISO:9001:2015 standards on June 9.”
The international quality management system standards were achieved under the guidance of Ashutosh Dumbare, Commissioner, Maharashtra State Intelligence Department and under leadership of Special IG Mahadev Tambde and with various initiatives from Deputy Superintendents of Police Ashwini Rakh and Vijaykumar Palsule.
The MIA has since its inception conducted as many as 737 modules in which 5528 and 15519 officers and personnel respectively received training in the range of subjects offered at the establishment.
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