*Uttarakhand is fully prepared for the new criminal laws to be implemented from July 1st – CS Radha Raturi*

JANADHAR NEWS 21/05/2024-

Uttarakhand has completed its preparations for the three new criminal laws to be implemented across the country from July 1st, 2024. Chief Secretary Smt Radha Raturi informed in a video conferencing with all the states today under the chairmanship of Home Secretary, Government of India that the state of Uttarakhand has made full preparations for the 3 new criminal laws to be implemented from July 1st, 2024 – Bhartiya Nagrik Suraksha Sanhita 2023, Bhartiya Nyay Sanhita 2023, Bhartiya Surksha Adhiniyam 2023.

Chief Secretary Smt. Radha Raturi said that after the passing of the new criminal laws, we have coordinated with CDTI and BPR&D and 50 officers from PTC / ATC and other training centers have been given master trainer course from Ghaziabad and Jaipur. Apart from this, 18 P.O.’s have also been roped in for training as master trainers. Also, Uttarakhand Police Handbook has been prepared, on the basis of which all the courses are being conducted. A method of reading major laws in a simple way has been prepared. A copy of which is being distributed to all police officers/employees. (Total 25000 handbooks are being distributed. 03 modules are being prepared for online training.

Chief Secretary Smt. Radha Raturi informed that in view of the short duration, the training has been decentralized at the district level. Officers (G.Os, Insp., SI, ASI, HM/ MM) related to investigation of Civil Police are being trained in offline mode by a joint team of all master trainers and prosecution officers. Such employees who do not have direct involvement in police investigation are to be trained in online mode, for which an online module is being prepared. The online modules are AI (Artificial Intelligence) based, which will be hosted on the iGOT Karmayogi Portal created by the Government of India by the end of this month. After which all the personnel will be given one month’s time to complete the online training. Constables and Head Constables will be given about 20 days’ time in view of the Chardham Yatra, in which they will be trained after studying the module of 18 lectures available on the portal and giving the test.

Chief Secretary Smt. Radha Raturi said that about 1000 recruit constables of Civil Police / PAC operating in RTC’s have been given 03 days training. Apart from this, about 500 head constables have also been given training on new criminal laws for promotion. All IPS officers and Senior Superintendents of Police of districts were given 02 days training from 19th March 2024 by Assistant Professor of National Law University, New Delhi, which is based on the syllabus received from BPR&D. Training has to be done in both offline and online mode for training in new criminal laws. Offline training was to be completed in 04 phases, out of which 03 phases have been completed so far. This training has also been completed in some small districts like Bageshwar, Uttarkashi and Rudraprayag. 75% offline mode training has been completed. Offline training will be completed in the next 01 weeks. Registration of all police personnel is being done on iGOT Karmayogi portal. Chief Secretary Smt Radha Raturi said that all the training will be completed by 20th June, 2024 next month. Along with this, the training for updates related to CCTNS Software will also be completed by 31st May.

It is known that many changes have been made in the new criminal laws, such as 190 small and big changes have been made in the Indian Judicial Code, 360 small and big changes have been made in the Bhartiya Nagrik Suraksha Sanhita and 45 small and big changes have been made in the Indian Evidence Act. To make the new laws reach all police officers / employees, a training roadmap has been prepared and after the approval of the Director General of Police, the process is underway. Training of about 25000 police personnel is proposed in online and offline mode.

Secretary Home Shri Dilip Jawalkar and other officers of the Home Department were present in the meeting.

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