Panaji: July 5, 2016 …. The Governor of Goa Smt. Mridula Sinha enrolled young children under the “Little Police” Scheme, implemented by Police Department at a function held at Raj Bhavan today.
The objective of the scheme is to make the young children better citizens of the country by imparting knowledge on the police functioning
The scheme which came into force from last year has earned recognition at national level and also won Smart Policy Award by FCCI
Goa is the 1st State to implement this scheme. Children from all over the schools of Goa have been selected as “Little Police” by the Goa Police Dept.
Speaking on the occasion, the Governor complimented the efforts of Goa Police for implementing such a rare scheme for young children. She said it is an opportunity for the children to learn lot t of things such as how to curb fear, how to maintain discipline, negative effects of drugs, etc. so that with this knowledge they can become better citizens of the country. She said many more activities for the betterment of the society has to be started with the help of these children. The Governor was of the opinion that such a concept has to be implemented in other States too and said she would make efforts in that direction.
Shri Mukesh Chandar, DGP in his welcome speech said that the objective of the scheme is to make the young children better citizens of the country.
Shri Sunil Garg Inspector General of Police said, the objective of the “Little Police” scheme is to impart knowledge to children on how the police functions and also to make them better citizens.
Shri Vishram Borkar SP, and other senior police officers were present on the occasion.