Centre for Border Management and Intelligence Studies(CBMIS) under School of Internal Security and Police Administration (SISPA), Rashtriya Raksha University (An Institution of National Importance under the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India)organized a Certificate Course on Police Intelligence and Tactical Operations.
The Inaugural Session was commenced by Prof. (Dr.) Bimal N Patel, Vice-Chancellor, Rashtriya Raksha University. In his Address, Prof. Patel mentioned about the critical role played by Intelligence in Policing, decision-making, planning, strategic targeting and crime prevention. He explained the worth of valuable intelligence in tactical operation determines the success of any operations conducted by the Police or other law enforcement agencies. Prof Patel emphasised upon the responsibility of Intelligence services in gathering information and monitoring the actions of the hostile persons and groups. He also mentioned about how the University is working to create specialised cadre of intelligence in near future to strengthen the vision of Sashakt Bharat.
Shri DattatrayPadsalgiker, Deputy National Security Advisor, National Security Council Secretariat in his inaugural speech placed emphasis on the availability of intelligence at local level which has to be tackled, observed & interpreted by the police as Intelligence gathering at local level plays a significant role in countering a vast gamut of national security challenges i.e. cross border crimes, terrorism, Left-wing extremism, north-east insurgency, anti-national activity, anti-social, detecting crime etc.and also emphasize that“Intelligence is available at Local Level and There is no Substitute to the Intelligence”. He also mentioned about the Open-Source Intelligence which plays as an integral part of theIntelligence analysis. Shri Padsalgiker shared his experiences and incidents on various cases with the participants and guided them how they should deal with such situations. He also mentioned about the necessity to keep watch on the Digital Media, Local-cable channels, local publications etc. where actionable intelligence can be extracted.
At the end, the event was closed with the Vote of Thanks delivered by Mr. BhawaniSinhRathore, Director, School of Internal Security and Police Administration (SISPA), Rashtriya Raksha University.
The event was attended byPolice Personnel from the rank of Police Sub Inspector to the rank of DIGs from Pan India.
Rashtriya Raksha University, an institution of National Importance, the pioneering NationalSecurity and Police University of India, under the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government ofIndia, is established by the Indian Parliament Act No. 31, the Rashtriya Raksha University Act of2020. The University aims to become an academic-research-training ecosystem for national security and police. Its endeavours focus on highly professional national security, police education, research, and training through its qualified civilian and security faculty, committed human resources, motivated participants and students, intellectually stimulating and professionally disciplined environment, and world-wide network sharing and exchange.
It aims at providing security and strategic education in the contemporary and futuristic security and strategic studies and interdisciplinary areas. The University contributes to the vision of anIndia of Peace, Prosperity and Stable World Alliance with grand strategic co-operation between like-minded nations and promoting greater understanding between internal security officers,military and paramilitary forces, diplomats, civil servants, and civilians to promote the cause ofthe Nation.
It adopts a two-tier approach, at national and international levels, in its education, research andtraining, and extension in order to achieve capabilities to respond to the needs, expectations, andaspirations of the security and strategic institutions and forces as well as law-making, governance,judiciary, economy (agriculture-manufacturing-service sectors) and the civil society organizations.