The 32nd symposium of heads of police training institutions would be held at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy here on Thursday and Friday. The symposium is being organised by the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D), New Delhi.
Nearly 50 senior officers of the rank of DGP to IGP from various states would attend the symposium. The meet would discuss the methods to improve police training in the country, an official release by the SVPNPA said.
The release said the Centre had been assisting all the states and Union Territories in their training needs in various manners including allocating Rs 2,266 crores during the 13th Finance Commission for building and upgrading their training infrastructure.
The training division of BPR&D also co-ordinates various foreign courses in which officers from India get trained abroad. Police officers from SAARC countries and neighboring countries are being regularly trained through Indian police training institutions.
SVPNPA director Subhas Goswami would be the chief guest for the inaugural while state director general of police V Dinesh Reddy would be the chief guest for the valedictory.