Centre of Excellence institutes to be set up to provide world-class personal safety training to youth

    Bhopal : Center of Excellence institutes will be set up in the state to impart global security training to the youth. This decision was taken in a meeting of Chief Minister Shri Kamal Nath with the high officials of Home and Police Department at the Mantralaya and Central Association of Private Security Industry, the highest organization of private security.

    The Chief Minister said that the demand for personal security has increased in the country and the world today. It is one of the most prominent centres in the employment sector today. It has wide employment potential. He said that if the youth of our state are given high level training in various disciplines related to personal security, then we will be able to provide them better employment. The Chief Minister said that after a study of the country’s better security training institutes and agencies, training centres in which our youth can get world-class training should be established in the state. He instructed to prepare an action plan for this soon. Shri Kamal Nath said that at present there are 22 thousand security agencies in the country, in which about 80 thousand people are employed.

    Chief Secretary Shri S.R. Mohanty, Principal Secretary Home Shri S.N. Mishra, Principal Secretary Skill Development Smt. Deepali Rastogi, Additional Director General of Police Smt. Pragya Richa Srivastava, Additional Director General of Police, Private Security Agency, Shri Manish Shankar Sharma, President of Central Association of Private Security Industries, Shri Vikram Singh, G4 Security Agency MD Shri Rajeev Sharma, Checkmate MD Shri Vikram Mahurkar, Shri Raj Shekhar and Sushri Meesha Dange were present in the meeting.