40 police personnel undergo training in social defence

BANDERDEWA, Jan 7: The Arunachal Pradesh Police (APP) in collaboration with the New Delhi-based National Institute of Social Defence conducted a three-day state level training programme on social defence for middle-level APP functionaries at the Police Training Centre (PTC) here from 4-6 January.
Forty police personnel from various districts participated in the training, which covered various social issues related to women, children, old persons, drug abuse, juvenile delinquency, etc. The trainees also visited the Oju Mission Welfare Association and were briefed on various social welfare activities being undertaken by the NGO.
Earlier, addressing the inaugural session, PTC Principal Surendra Choudhary presented a brief on the importance of social issues and their redress.
IGP Nabin Payeng spoke on various social problems prevalent in the society, pertaining to women and children, and on the rising drug abuse in the state.
Emphasizing the role of the civil society in crime prevention, he sought cooperation from each and everyone in making the society crime-free.
Resource persons from the high court, the Papum Pare District Legal Services Authority, Rajiv Gandhi University, the Women and Child Development Department, and also from the Guwahati-based Narcotics Control Bureau imparted training to the participants.
Deputy SP (Training), Dusu Kaling, Gari Tai, and other faculty members were also present on the occasion.