Puducherry police constables to be skill trained, will introduce skill development programmes to the convicts also

Puducherry : Lt Governor Kiran Bedi said modernization of police force would be done soon with the help of funds available from the Centre.

Beat constables would be given skill development training on using computers and other basic IT skills. The personnel would be trained in a phased manner to cover all the constables in a year’s time.

Handing over cash awards and commendation certificates to beat constables and Inspectors of Police of all the four regions of Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam in recognition of their meritorious work in detection of crimes at a function here today the Lt Governor said that beat constables “are eyes and ears” of the government and their work would be immensely helpful for prevention of crimes. She said that she would hold meetings with beat constables once in three months and she would soon hold meetings with Investigation officers to get feed back from them for introduction of reforms.

Lt Governor Bedi said she had also plan to offer education and introduce skill development programmes to the convicts as soon as they came out of prison after serving imprisonment so that they would not relapse into committing crimes again.

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