Police Reforms Day 2019 & National Seminar on 'SMART' policing vision of the Prime Minister, innovations in citizen-centric policing

05 oct 2019
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
India International Centre, New Delhi - 110003

The Indian Police Foundation in partnership with BPR&D and National Council for Good Governance organized a National Seminar on SMART Policing on 5th October 2019 at Multi-Purpose Hall India International Centre, New Delhi.

Shri Venkaiah Naidu, Honourable Vice President of India was invited as the Chief Guest.

The VP stressed that India’s trailblazing economic growth and increasing presence as a regional and world power needs to be supported by a modern, people friendly and professional police force that upholds the rule of law without fear or favour. Towards this, the police leaders should pay focused attention to internal reforms and development of  human resources, both in terms of professional capacity building and enhancing the morale and motivation of the staff.

Lauding the efforts of the Indian Police Foundation (IPF) towards improving the professional and ethical standards of the police, he urged the Indian Police to nurture a culture of continuous professional research and intellectual discourse. The current and emerging technological disruptions and social upheavals present ever evolving challenges to policing and the IPF has the potential to play a very useful role as a policing think tank.

Speakers at the Conference included Shri Prakash Singh, Chairman Indian Police Foundation, Shri VSK Kaumudi, DG BPR&D, Shri Chandramouli, Secretary Personnel & Administrative Reforms and Shri N. Ramachandran, President, Indian Police Foundation.

DGPs of State and Central police organizations were invited to present the ground covered so far in implementing the SMART Policing vision that the Prime Minister of India unveiled in the year 2014.