‘Kashmiris are lovely people having special ability to learn new things’
Srinagar, Sep 4: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said that women police in Jammu and Kashmir can play vital role in preventing youngsters from opting “wrong path”.
PM Modi who was addressing 2018 batch of IPS probationers at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy in Hyderabad via video conferencing, heaped praise on the people of Kashmir, saying they are “lovely” people and having special ability to learn new things.
“I am very connected to these people. They treat you with so much love. All of us together, we have to work towards stopping the children from taking wrong path”, PM Modi said.
He said “This can be done by our women police officers efficiently. Our women force can effectively work in educating the mothers and bringing back those children. I am confident if you do that, we can prevent our children from getting into the wrong path”.
He was apparently referring to the youth being radicalized and made to join militant groups in Jammu and Kashmir.
The PM also stressed on constabulary intelligence for effective policing. “Now a days technology plays an important role in crime detection, be it CCTV footage, mobile tracking. It helps you in a big way. But the same technology is also responsible for suspension of police personnel at times”, he said.
“The way technology is helpful it is also becoming a cause of problems … and police are subjected to it more”, he added.
He further said the police officials need to train people to see how technology can be used to its maximum and in a positive way as big data and artificial intelligence, social media were the new age technologies which can be used as weapons for better policing.
The “humane” side of the police force in the country came to fore during the Covid-19 pandemic and the security personnel did a commendable job.
“During Covod-19 pandemic, Police used to sing songs to create awareness, used to feed the poor and take patients”, PM Modi said and adding these scenes were witnessed by people during Corona virus, humanity worked through Khaki uniform.
As many as 131 probationers, including 28 women, of the Indian Police Service of 2018 batch successfully completed their training in the academy.