Developing an ecosystem for managing cybercrime, increasing the use of IT in the criminal justice system, women’s safety, coastal security and other homeland security issues will be discussed during of the two days of ‘Chintan Shivir’ of the States Interior Ministers in Surajkund in Haryana on 27-28 October.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will chair the “Chintan Shivir”, the aim of which is to prepare an action plan for the implementation of “Vision 2047” and “Panch Pran” announced in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech on Independence Day, according to an official statement.
Prime Minister Modi will address the “Chintan Shivir” via video conference on October 28.
The development of an ecosystem for the management of cybercrime, the modernization of police forces, the increase in the use of information technologies in the criminal justice system, the management of land borders and coastal security and other homeland security issues will be discussed at the event, according to the statement.
The role of ‘Nari Shakti’ is important in achieving the goal of ‘Developed India by 2047’ and special attention will be given to women’s safety and creating a safe environment for them.
The aim of the conference is also to facilitate the development of national policies and to improve planning and coordination in the areas mentioned.
Various topics will be discussed during the six sessions of the ‘Chintan Shivir’.
On the first day, issues such as home guards, civil protection, fire protection and enemy property will be discussed. The following day, issues such as cybersecurity, drug trafficking, women’s safety and border management will be discussed, according to the statement.
‘Chintan’ is scheduled on drug trafficking issues including the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act 1985, Narcotics Coordinating Center Committee (NCORD, NIDAAN or the National Integrated Narco- arrested offenders and Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan.
Border protection and the development of border areas will be addressed under the themes of land border management and coastal security.
Improving conviction rate through technology based investigation using Interoperable Criminal Justice System (ICJS) and Crime and Crime Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) and IT modules – NAFIS, ITSSO , NDSO and Cri-MAC – will also be discussed.
Initiatives such as the Safe City Project, 112-Single Emergency Response System, district anti-human trafficking units, women’s help desks in police stations, and biometric ID cards for fishermen will also be discussed.
The purpose of the sessions is to encourage and ensure the participation of state governments on these issues.
Interior ministers of all states, lieutenant governors and administrators of union territories were invited to the “Chintan Shivir”.
Secretaries of State, Directors General of Police and Directors General of Central Armed Police Forces and Central Police Organizations will also participate in the program.
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