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Specialized police institutes for states
Published on 16 Dec. 2009 1:00 AM IST
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Government proposed to set up specialised institutes/police organisations to train personnel of state police forces to deal with naxal/terrorist challenges, chemical and biological warfare and problems of internal security. Minister of state for Home Affairs, Mullappally Ramachandran said in the Lok Sabha Tuesday. He said the government will set up a Central Academy for Police Training (CAPT), two more Central Detective Training Schools (CDTS) and twenty temporary Counter Insurgency & Anti-Terrorism (CIAT) Schools in different states to improve capability of state police forces. This would in turn provide better policing including facing of challenges of naxalism /terrorism. The proposed specialised institutes will be set up in the 11th Plan Period (2007-12). CAPT is to be set up at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, two CDTSs would be set up in Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat and four each temporary CIATs are proposed to be set up in five states namely Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Orissa, PIB release said. The institutes will provide training to the newly recruited Deputy Superintendent of Police of all States, police trainers in CAPT & investigating officers of all states in two CDTSs.

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