Amit Shah inaugurates National Security Strategies Conference

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Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated a two day National Security Strategies (NSS) Conference 2022 in New Delhi on 18 August.


  • 600 officials from across the country are participating physically and virtually in this conference.
  • The conference is organized by the Intelligence Bureau.

  • On the first day of the conference, various aspects of national security were discussed, including terrorism, radicalization, issues related to cryptocurrencies, unwanted drone technology and challenges posed by Maoist organisations.

  • During the conference, the Home Minister emphasized the importance of human intelligence to combat terrorism.

  • He underlined the important role of district level police officers in identifying emerging terror hotspots.

National Security Strategy (NSS) :

  • It is an important framework for a country to meet the basic needs and security concerns of its citizens.

  • It addresses external and internal threats to the country.

  • Such a strategy should be executed within the parameters laid down by the Constitution of India and the democratic political system of the country.

  • Previous exercises undertaken under NSS was the Kargil Review Committee report (2000), the Report of the Naresh Chandra Task Force on Security (2012).

National Automated Fingerprint Identification System :

  • Amit Shah also inaugurated the National Automated Fingerprint Identification System.

  • This system will help in quick and easy disposal of cases with the help of a centralized fingerprint database.

  • It has been developed by the National Crime Records Bureau.

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