State DGPs and IGPs annual Conference
The three-day conference of heads of all state police forces and paramilitary organisations began in New Delhi on January 20.
An overview of the news
PM Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval addressed the conference.
Cyber security, war on drugs, and the situation in Jammu and Kashmir were among the top agenda items of the conference.
Apart from this, border management, cross-border threats and maritime security were also discussed in the annual meeting.
Other issues discussed included threat from Khalistani extremists, threat to economy, cryptocurrency, Maoist violence and Northeast insurgency.
Around 350 top police officers of the country in the rank of Director General (DG) and Inspector General (IG) attended the conference.
About the conference
Till 2013, the annual meet was held in the national capital, in 2014, when the Modi government came to power, it was decided to hold the event outside Delhi.
In 2014, the conference was held at Guwahati, Rann of Kutch in 2015, National Police Academy, Hyderabad in 2016, BSF Academy, Tekanpur in 2017 and Pune in 2019.
Due to the Covid epidemic, in 2020 it was held virtually while in 2021 the conference was held in Lucknow.
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