Mandate of Modernization Division
Modernization Division is responsible for actionable development of products/ technologies for police application and ensures effective implementation/ introduction of the modern technology/ gadgetry in the Police Forces. Identification of emerging technologies or initiation of work on new technologies should be encouraged so that the Police Forces can be equipped with the best and are capable to resist any threat whether in the jungle, streets or in the lab. The main areas can be outlined as:-
1.Scientific research, development, trial, innovations of existing products and technologies for possible use by Police Forces.
2.Aid and advice Police Forces in their modernization efforts by making the latest research, development, innovations, technology, products/ technologies available to Police Forces.
The Division undertakes liaison with the national laboratories, other scientific organizations and institutions and public and private sector undertakings in the above fields, coordination of modernization programmed and stimulating indigenous production of Police equipment and system.
The Modernization Division is expected to keep abreast with modernization in the application of science and technology to police work in India and other countries, and study new procedures and methodologies with a view to promoting the introduction of suitable equipment and techniques in police work in India to improve its operational efficiency.
Besides advising the Government of India, the Modernization Division, if required by the State Governments, also advises them on matters falling within the field of its operations.
Last Updated On: 16/10/2020