Friday, December 18, 2009

India to set up special training centres for cops

A Central Academy for Police Training, two Central Detective Training Schools and 20 Counter Insurgency & Anti-Terrorism Schools will be set up

Published on 12/17/2009 - 08:22:12 AM New Delhi: The Government of India has planned to set up a set of special training centres to train state police forces to deal with naxals, terrorist and face chemical and biological warfare challenges.


Under the plan a Central Academy for Police Training (CAPT), two Central Detective Training Schools (CDTS) and 20 temporary Counter Insurgency & Anti-Terrorism (CIAT) Schools in different states will be set up to improve capability of the state police forces in various aspects of policing. These are to 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.

It is proposed to provide training to the newly recruited Deputy Superintendents of Police of all states, police trainers in CAPT and investigating officers of all states in two CDTSs. Police Personnel of five states namely Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Orissa would get training in counter insurgency and anti-terrorism in twenty temporary CIAT schools.
—iGovernment Bureau

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