Union Cabinet approves umbrella scheme of Modernisation of Police Forces

Posted on:28 Sep 2017 09:41:13
Union Cabinet approves umbrella scheme of Modernisation of Police Forces
28 September 2017 Current Affairs: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi given its approval for implementation of umbrella scheme of "Modernisation of Police Forces (MPF)" for years 2017-18 to 2019-20.

The financial outlay for the scheme over the three year’s period is Rs.25,060 crore, out of which the Central Government share will be Rs.18,636 crore and the States’ share will be Rs.6,424 crore.

The central budget outlay of Rs.10,132 crore earmarked for internal security related expenditure for Jammu & Kashmir, the North Eastern States and left-wing extremism affected States.

It provides for setting up of State-of-Art forensic science laboratory in Amravati, Andhra Pradesh and up gradation of  Sardar Patel Global Centre for Security, Counter-Terrorism and Anti-Insurgency in Jaipur and Gujarat Forensic Science University in Gandhi Nagar. 

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