I.A.S (Retd.)
Union Minister of State For Water Resources River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation and Parliamentary Affairs Government Of India New Delhi.

HOME AFFAIRS

Question No - 294
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Answered Date : 30.11.2010
Subject : TRAINING TO IPS OFFICERS

Will the Minister of HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-


(a) whether the Government is satisfied with the content and quality of training imparted to the IPS officers keeping in view the emerging security challenges; 

(b) if so, the details thereof; 

(c) whether the Government proposes to review the training module/programme; 

(d) if so, the details thereof; 

(e) the details of attrition among IPS officers and the reasons therefor during each of the last three years and the current year; and 

(f) the details of the steps taken by the Government to stem attrition among IPS officers?
ANSWER

MINISTER OF THE STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS (SHRI AJAY MAKEN) 

(a) to (f): A Statement is laid on the Table of the House. 

STATEMENT IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) TO (f) OF THE LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 294 FOR 30.11.2010. 

(a) to (d): Review of training modules and programmes is an ongoing process to keep training abreast with the emerging security challenges. In recent years the training programme has been refined carefully to include subjects such as jungle warfare, tactics, cyber crimes, etc. to prepare the trainees for shouldering new responsibilities. 

(e) & (f): In the years 2007, 2008 and 2009, 10, 12 and 9 Indian Police Service officers respectively have resigned from Service. In order to deal with the attrition in the IPS cadre, the annual batch size of the Regular Recruits has been increased to 150. The strength and composition of the State IPS cadres has also been reviewed.