Training programme on social defence issues concludes

Participants of training programme on social defence issues posing for group photograph.
Participants of training programme on social defence issues posing for group photograph.

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Sept 19: The three day State level training programme on social defence issues for police functionaries concluded today at Sher-I-Kashmir Police Academy Udhampur.
It was sponsored by National Institute of Social Defence.
K.S Parihar, Principal District and Session Judge Udhampur also Chairman Legal Services Authority inaugurated the training programme and also integrated with the course participants.
He talked on nature, areas and need of social defence with a holistic view to make the participants understand the core idea and preview of social defence and the role of police officers in issues related to old age care and crime against elderly and other social defence issues.
The training cover different issues like magnitude of old age care policy and programmes, salient features of maintenance and Welfare of Parent and Senior Citizens Act 2014, crime against elderly, community policing for elderly people, drug abuse, problems of destitute etc.
The participating police officers also visited the old age home Udhampur and held firsthand knowledge and experience while interacting with the elderly inmates.
Experienced Guest faculty including Dr Vinay Kumar and Dr Nancy Mengi, Asstt Profs of the Social Work Department of Central University of Jammu, Sunita Santoshi of Helpage India, Dr. Gurmeet Kour, I/C DDC Medical College Jammu, R.C Kotwal, JKPS, SSP Hqr. Jammu, Sana Khan, Social Welfare officer Udhampur, Dr. Abhinav Mathur, Asstt Prof Indian Institute of Mass Communication Jammu, Deepak Kumar, IO of Narcotics Control Bureau held detailed deliberations with participants.
The training programme was held under the overall supervision of Mohd. Sulaiman Salaria, ADGP, Director SKPA, Udhampur assisted by Stenzin Norboo, JKPS, SSP and Murtaza Nasir, DDP AD Indoor. The course was effectively coordinated by S. Randheer Singh, JKPS, SSP and Arun Koul, SI Incharge Training functioned as Course Secretary.


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