New Delhi, November 10, 2014 (News Team): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reviewed the Police Modernization and Police Reforms in the country with the senior officials of the Ministry.
Rajnath Singh while reviewing the status of funds utilization provided for Police Modernization in the country directed that a stronger monitoring mechanism should be put in place to ensure proper and timely utilization of the funds. Home Minister directed that since the financial powers to the Directors General of Central Armed Police Forces have been enhanced on October 16, 2014 the CAPFs should ensure timely and quality procurement of equipment for the forces.
Union Home Minister also discussed different reports on Police Reforms and their status of implementation. Rajnath Singh mentioned that the accepted recommendations of these reports should be implemented in consultation with the States at the earliest. Union Home Minister also discussed the status of the National Security Commission and State Security Commissions in the country including the seven pillars forming part of the Supreme Court’s directions in its 2006 judgment delivered in the case related to Prakash Singh and Others versus Union of India and Others.