Rastriya Raksha Bill

The Rastriya Raksha University Bill, 2020


Introduced by

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 ()

Raksha Shakti University as national university

The bill proposes to upgrade Raksha Shakti University as institution of national importance

The institute will grant degrees, diploma as nationalized recognized university.

Objective and Functions of the 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

Infrastructure at par for both training and education

The infrastructure for police and security of India will have a full-fledged Training, Research, Extension and Education (TREE) system.


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


23 Mar 2020
20 Sep 2020
22 Sep 2020

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.



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