Training course arranged in line with prime minister’s instructions, says Benazir Ahmed
Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Benazir Ahmed on Sunday said arrangements were made to hold training at least once a year for every police member, from constable to additional IG.
“Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has given instructions to conduct training for every member of the police once a year,” he said after inaugurating a training course for all members of the police at the Hall of Integrity at Police Headquarters.
Benazir said the training course has been arranged in line with the instructions of the prime minister to enhance the skills of police personnel in various fields.
Additional IG Md Mazharul Islam gave a welcome speech on the occasion.
The IGP said the training has been arranged out of the prescribed courses of all training institutes of the Bangladesh Police.
“The training started today [Sunday] at all the training institutes simultaneously. This year we have arranged for the training of 60,000 police personnel. Next year, training will be organized for each of the 212,000 police personnel,” he said.
Benazir said there will be separate training courses, modules and trainers for police personnel of each rank, adding: “All police personnel from constables to additional IGs will participate in the training.”
He said the training course will be a milestone in building police forces for modern and developed countries by 2041.
Training of ASPs and above officers will be held at Bangladesh Police Academy (BPA), Sarada, Rajshahi while training for sub-inspector to inspector level officers will be conducted at BPA, DTS, TTS, STS along with all PTS and DMP training academy, he added.