Shri Rajnath Singh to inaugurate the Indian Police Foundation and the Indian Police Institute tomorrow
Aim at research and evidence–based policing in India in line with Prime Minister’s vision of SMART and competent police
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh will inaugurate the Indian Police Foundation and the Indian Police Institute here tomorrow. The Minister of State for Home, Shri Kiren Rijiju will also be present at the inaugural event. The Indian Police Foundation and the Indian Police Institute aim at embarking a culture of research and evidence–based policing in India and to avoid subjectivity, personal biases and errors in decision-making. The setting up of the institutes is in line with the Prime Minister’s vision of a SMART, professionally competent and people-centric police.
The Indian Police Foundation is a think tank to deliberate, ideate, strategize, and lead the advocacy towards realizing the much-needed transformational reforms in the Indian Police and the Indian Police Institute is a research and training institute for police officers for the pursuit of professional excellence and evidence-based policing. The Indian Police Institute aims at carrying out research by jointly involving police officers and academic researchers for better understanding of the issues and challenges that the police face in their daily work.
The Police Foundation and Institute aims to bring together the police professionals, academia and other stake holders including citizens and provide a platform to research, discuss, ideate and seek the answers.