Stressing that there should be zero tolerance for terrorism, Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday told a gathering of top police officers that police organisations must work in a coordinated manner to make India a safe nation.
Addressing the 55th Annual DGsP/IGsP Conference, organised by the Intelligence Bureau online, Shah emphasised the need to ensure safety and dignity of the people and underlined the importance of capacity building of police to deal with emergency situations and disasters.
“The Home Minister highlighted policy issues on national security and applauded the role of police as frontline warriors in crisis and disaster management. He emphasised that there should be zero tolerance against terrorism…. He 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,” the MHA said in a statement.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi later joined the conference 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,” the MHA stated.
Shah also awarded 50 Indian Police Medals to the awardees and congratulated them on their achievements.
The three-day conference will discuss various aspects of security in the country and will address the challenges facing police forces in the country.
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