Mr. Amit Shah
Minister of Home Affair
Raksha Shakti University (RSU) located in Gandhinagar being accorded the status of ‘Institute of National Importance’ and upgraded as Rashtriya Raksha University (RRU).
The institute will grant degrees, diploma as nationalized recognised university.
Salient Points ()
The bill proposes to upgrade Raksha Shakti University as institution of national importance
The institute will grant degrees, diploma as nationalized recognized university.
- Endorse international criteria and offer vibrant and high standards of learning and research
- Provide a working environment dedicated to advancing research, education and training in the domain of policing
- Promote and providing Public Safety
- To provide instructions and research in the field of security, law enforcement, criminal justice, coastal policing, cybersecurity, cyber-crime, artificial intelligence and associated areas of internal security and public safety
Background Basics ()
Currently, there are only few institutions in the country which provide the environment, infrastructure and specialization for imparting education in police sciences and internal security to meet the demands of modern, citizen-centric policing.
Also, there is a need to develop perspectives, undertake research and impart knowledge in the domain of policing and allied areas to the youth aspiring to join police and security forces at national level
Bill introduced in Lok Sabha
Bill passed in Lok Sabha
Bill passed in Rajya Sabha
WHY (as per the govt)
Salient Points ()
It will fulfil the need for a pool of trained professionals with specialized knowledge and new skill sets in various wings of policing, criminal justice system and correctional administration
The university will have access to world class universities across the globe which can help with exchange of contemporary research, academic collaboration, course design, technical know-how and training and skill development.