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Imphal, September 3, 2018 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh said that it is indeed proud for the government that there has been drastic positive change in the Police Department. People are giving positive feedback regarding the dedicated service of the Police in the State. This was stated by him at the inauguration of Joint Interrogation Centre, CMTW Complex, near 2nd MR Battalion and three Blocks of Police Quarters at MPTC, Pangei which was held at MPTC, Pangei today.
Speaking at the function as Chief Guest, Chief Minister said that Police personnel are performing their duties actively and people feel safe and secure when they see Police in the State. He maintained that we need to strengthen the Police-Public relationship in the State. There should be a cordial relationship and co-operation between the Police and Public so as to have a healthy atmosphere in the society. The people should never forget the human service done by the Police personnel during floods and other unwanted situation.
Chief Minister said that the duty of the Police is to prevent any unwanted and anti-social activities in the State and to protect human life. As Doctors can’t say sorry to the patients, similarly Police can’t say sorry to the people. Chief Minister appealed the Police Officers and personnel to continue the Community Policing so as to build a safer society. We should acknowledge the role of the Police in ‘war against drugs’ drives across the State. We all should join our hands together to root out drug menace from the State, he added.
Acknowledging the duties of the Police in the State, Chief Minister stated that we must take care of their requirements to perform their duties efficiently. The government has procured 60 vehicles for Police Officers and SDOs who are working in the field, he added.
Chief Minister said that Manipur Police Training College (MPTC) has trained more than 31,000 police personnel of different ranks till now. We must build such Training College as an ‘Institution of Excellence’ not only in NorthEast Region but in the entire country. Currently, More than 2400 newly recruited police personnel are undergoing training in the College, he added.
Speaking on the occasion, Director General of Police Shri L.M. Khaute said that Police Training School/College serves as the backbone in moulding discipline and professionalism among the Police personnel. Mentioning that the MPTC was established in 1967 as a Training School which was later upgraded into College in 2009, DGP maintained that MPTC offers various courses including counter insurgency, commando refresher courses, and courses for Gazetted Police Officers etc.
Minister for Works, RD& PR Shri Th. Biswajit, Vice-Chairman MIDA Shri O. Lukhoi, MLA Hiyanglam AC Dr. Y. Radheshyam, MLA Sekmai AC Shri H. Dingo, MLA Wangjing Tentha SC Shri P. Brojen and other top level Police Officers attended the function. (DIPR)