Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh says Student Police Cadet Programme to be replicated at the national level

The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh cutting the cake as part of the anniversary celebrations of the Student Cadet Scheme of Kerala government, in Thiruvananthapuram on January 27, 2016. The Kerala Home Minister, Shri Ramesh Chennithala is also seen.

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The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has said that his Ministry is exploring the possibility of expanding the Student Police Cadet (SPC) Programme, a school based capacity development initiative of the Kerala Police, at the national level.

Inaugurating the ‘India First-Annual Day Celebration of the SPC Programme in Thiruvananthapuram today, Shri. Rajnath Singh said the Student Police Cadet Programme provides for a comprehensive development of the child, something on which the Centre has been keenly focusing. The Minister pointed out that inculcating values, skills, and attributes necessary to function as successful citizens in today’s fast-changing, globalising and competitive world is critical. At the same time strengthening the good Indian values of universal brotherhood, patriotism, truth, and the ability to place the community or the country’s interest above that of one’s own is very important, Shri. Rajnath Singh said.

The Union Home Minister said that his vision for the youth of India is that they will have the best of opportunities in the world to express their talents and realize their dreams. They are truly empowered to lead this country and the world with confidence and grace. Shri. Rajnath Singh said it shall be the endeavour of government to ensure that our youth are provided with the best of opportunities.

Kerala State Home Minister Shri. Ramesh Chennithala, Education Minister Shri. P.K. Abdu Rabb were also among those present on the occasion.