Union minister Nityanand Rai: Centre Trying To Increase Women Personnel in Police Forces
- Indian Masterminds Bureau
- Published on 22 Aug 2022, 11:28 am IST
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Union minister Nityanand Rai said the central government is making efforts to increase the number of women personnel in police force across the country.
- Union minister Nityanand Rai
Addressing the inaugural session of the National Conference of Women Police (NCWP) at Raj Bhavan, the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs said that the participation of women in the police across the country is increasing and that women are doing better in all the fields.
The main focus of this conference is to address various gender-specific issues related to women in police and to further develop leadership quality among women. The minister further highlighted the roles, opportunities, and challenges faced by women in police. “Our newly elected President Droupadi Murmu is a living example that now the country is progressing towards women empowerment,” he said.
According to him, Infrastructure is being created to facilitate women in police forces as well as to address the grievances related to crime against women. More than 200 women police officers and personnel are participating in the two-day conference being held by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPRD), in collaboration with Himachal Police.
The inaugural session was followed by the technical sessions that were organized at Hotel Holiday Home. The technical sessions revolved around various subjects, inter-alia included gender-friendly designed thinking in police, committees for the prevention of sexual harassment of women in the workplace, and ways of making police friendlier.
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