New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dedicated the new complex building of Rashtriya Raksha University- RRU Gandhinagar to the nation today by unveiling a plaque. The new campus building complex of Rashtriya Raksha University- an institution of national importance is situated at Lavad village near Gandhinagar in Gujarat.
Delivering his convocation address at Rashtriya Raksha University- RRU Gandhinagar as a Chief Guest, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that seeds of police reforms were sown by the launch of Rashtriya Raksha University in Gujarat. He said that police reforms were needed immediately after our independence, but it was neglected for many years. PM said, we need scientific education and training with human approach for the modernization of police. He expressed the hope that Rashtriya Raksha University will emerge in the field of national security and defense that will change the security picture of the nation.
Mr. Modi said, a general perception was developed over the years that we have to be careful of the uniformed personnel but it has transformed now. Mr. Modi said, when people see uniformed personnel now, they get the assurance of help. He said, stress- free training activities are need of the hour for strengthening the country’s security apparatus.
Modi said, Rashtriya Raksha University, National Law University and National Forensic Science University in Gujarat should come together for periodic symposiums, which will help in creating a better security environment and criminal justice system. He said, Gujarat has National Forensic Science University and National Children University- two such universities first in the world.
Prime Minister Modi also remembered the Dandi Yatra, which was started today from the land of Gujarat for the Salt Satyagraha. He said that the Salt Satyagraha movement under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi against the injustice of British rule had made the British government realize the collective power of Indians.
Delivering his presidential address, Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah said that Rashtriya Raksha University- an Institution of National Importance can now expand its activities throughout the country. He said, present Rashtriya Raksha University – is the result of Prime Minister Modi’s vision when he was Chief Minister of Gujarat.
Mr. Shah said, as the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Mr. Modi had adopted a holistic approach for law and order subject and started universities in Gujarat in the field of law, Forensic Science and Rashtriya Rakshashakti. He said that Gujarat has produced a model in the country by adopting major systematic changes.
Shah said, Mr. Modi’s first big initiative was modernization of the state police force. Vice Chancellor of Rashtriya Raksha University- RRU Gandhinagar Professor Bimal Patel has shared the details of the University and his future vision on this occasion.
Earlier before reaching Rashtriya Raksha University, Prime Minister Modi had held a roadshow from Rajbhavan Gandhinagar. Large number of people and party workers from rural areas enthusiastically welcomed Mr. Modi with flowers and garlands.