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Bhopal: Conference of DGPs, IGPs at Tekanpur from today, PM Modi to attend

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Bhopal: The three-day annual convention of Directors General of Police of states is all set to start from Saturday at BSF academy Tekanpur. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address top police officers at the meet, which will be inaugurated by Union home minister Rajnath Singh. National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval and other senior officials will also mark their presence in the conference.

The three-day annual convention of Directors General of Police of states is all set to start from Saturday at BSF academy Tekanpur. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address top police officers at the meet, which will be inaugurated by Union home minister Rajnath Singh. National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval and other senior officials will also mark their presence in the conference.

The meet will be attended by the officers of Director-General of Police (DGP) and Inspector-General of Police (IGP) ranks from all states, Union territory, para-military forces and Central police organisations.While the prime minister was expected to speak on new-age crimes like cyber terrorism and radicalisation of youth, Singh would give an assessment of the internal security situation and Doval would talk about cross-border terrorism, the official said.


They would deliberate on cyber terrorism, the impact of social media on society, cross-border terrorism, radicalisation of youth, besides a host of other issues.About 250 senior police officers are expected to attend the conclave, which will discuss issues such as the security situation in the major combat theatres of Jammu and Kashmir, Left Wing Extremism (LWE) and north-east. Issues of curbing black money and narcotics in the wake of demonetisation were also expected to be on the agenda, officials said.

They will present their annual performance like innovations, reforms, work progress related to CCTNS and others.The Prime Minister will reach Gwalior on January 7 to participate in the convention. The chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will welcome Modi at the Gwalior airport. Modi is scheduled to leave for Tekanpur by helicopter.

However, the authorities have also assessed the road security as PM might have to travel by road due to uncertain weather conditions.After night halt at BSF academy, he will leave for New Delhi on Monday evening. IG Intelligence Makrand Douskar informed that security arrangements have been made in the entire area and high alert has been declared in Gwalior district and other adjoining districts.

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