Programme Focused on a Wide Range of Areas Related to Strengthening India’s Border Security

Port Blair, Oct. 9: The Rashtriya Raksha University (RRU) recently organised a Four Days Faculty cum Professional Development Programme on the important theme of Border Management and Intelligence. This programme was organised from 05-08 October 2020 by the Centre for Border Management and Intelligence (CBMI), under the aegis of the School of Internal Security and Police Administration (SISPA). Various sessions organised during the programme focused on a wide range of areas related to strengthening India’s border security and was attended by 65 participants from India and abroad. The participants comprised of representatives of various security forces and agencies, members of numerous police forces, academicians, and scholars, among others.

The speakers for this programme included senior officials of various national security agencies, retired army officials, field practitioners and academicians from India as well as foreign nations. This development programme aimed to create a better understanding among its participants regarding the various issues and challenges in the field of Border Management and Intelligence as well as assist the security officials, policy makers, researchers to understand the broad contours of the dynamic relationship between strategies, operations and outcome.

A broader and more holistic understanding of the field of Border Management and Intelligence shall not only help the working professionals who serve in this field but also create awareness among the younger generations in the country regarding the contribution that the police and military are making towards securing India’s borders.

An Institute of National Importance, Rashtriya Raksha University is taking a lead in creating a ‘robust academic culture in the domain of national security’ in the country. This programme was among a series of professional training programmes organised by the University in this direction.