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The 2nd Young Superintendent of Police Conference was held in New Delhi on July 26, 2018. The 2-day conference was inaugurated by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The conference was organized by Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR&D).
Young Superintendent of Police Conference
The theme of two day conference was “Predictive Policing and Contemporary Challenges for Indian Police Forces” It was attended by over 100 Superintendents of Police (SPs) & senior officers from the States & CAPFs. The purpose of the 2-day conference is to create awareness among young SPs and Commandants regarding latest technologies in areas of artificial intelligence (AI), predictive policing, crime analytics, dig data analytics, geospatial technology, cybercrime, surveillance tracking & UAVs, CCTV equipment, for effective delivery of police services to citizens.
Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D)
BPR&D was established in 1970 in furtherance of objective of Union Government for the modernisation of police forces. It is nodal national police organisation to study, research and develop on subjects and issues related to policing. It functions under the aegis of Union Home Ministry. It is headquartered in New Delhi. Since its formation, it has evolved as multifaceted, consultancy organisation. At present it has 4 divisions – Research, Development, Training and Correctional Administration.
The first India Tourism Mart (IMT) will be held in New Delhi from 16 September 2018 to create a global tourism mart for India on lines of major international travel marts. It will be organized by Ministry of Tourism in partnership with Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism and Hospitality (FAITH). India Convention Promotion Board (ICPB) will coordinate the whole event.
India Tourism Mart (IMT)
The objective of first IMT will be to create annual Global Tourism Mart for India in line with major international travel marts being held in countries across the world. It will provide platform for all stakeholders in tourism and hospitality industries to interact and transact business opportunities. It will provide platform for States to showcase their products to international buyers, opinion makers and bloggers and attract more tourists to their respective states.
Over 300 international buyers from markets like North America, West Europe, East Asia and Latin America, influencers and bloggers are expected to attend the event. It will also provide opportunity to buyers to see the world class tourism facilities available in India like airports, tourist destinations, hotels, upcoming facilities and possibility in field of adventure tourism.