Police To Be Trained On ‘Emotional Intelligence’ In Maharashtra


Trying to ensure a delicate approach in taking care of raucous circumstances, the Maharashtra police has presented a course in ‘enthusiastic insight’ (EI) for its personnel, a top official has said.

He asserted that the state police is the first to begin such a course in the nation.

The move comes as policemen are regularly criticised for taking care of rowdy circumstances, group or people without appropriate understanding seeing however their activities might be legally right, he said.

This frequently depicts a negative picture of the police in broad daylight, in spite of the staff having knowledge and ability to handle the circumstance in a legal way, the authority said.

“To upgrade the service delivery of police to the general population, enhancing the decision-making ability and to fabricate their certainty level, the state police has presented a course in passionate knowledge in the training,” Maharashtra Director General of Police Satish Mathur told PTI.

He guaranteed that Maharashtra police is the first in the nation to formally present the course in emotional intelligence in its training curriculum, in this manner making it indispensable to the ethos of the state police.

This is a benchmark practice for different states too to emulate and reap the considerable benefits in that, he said.

A select group of around 50 officers from the state police have been as of late prepared in EI.

The group will go to different units and give training in the course to policemen and officers crosswise over Maharashtra, a senior police official said.

Starting at now, this gathering has prepared around 800 officers and 2,500 police work force, he said.

The course has been presented in our police training schools and institute from this year, Additional Director General of Police (lawfulness) Bipin Bihari said.

“It will be helpful for our work force and officers in their expert and in addition individual life,” he included.