NEW DELHI: Union home minister ajnath Singh on Thursday asked young IPS officers to use technology to optimise police functioning and to ensure quicker and efficient solutions to people's problems. Addressing the 69th batch of IPS officers here, he also called upon them to adopt a sympathetic and empathetic attitude while dealing with people's complaints.
Stating that behavioural and attitudinal orientation of IPS officers was as important as intellectual excellence, Singh listed honesty, integrity, hard work and constant striving for excellence as essential qualities that every IPS officer should have. He said assuming responsibility with a sense of purpose to help public is quintessential to the job of an IPS officer.
Narrating anecdotes from his experiences as former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, the home minister said that society's perception towards IPS Officers should be positive and they should likewise develop a sense of sensitivity, protection and security towards public, so that they can discuss their problems and devise their solutions with ease.Rajnath Singh also asked IPS officers to inculcate habit of delegating responsibility so as to keep their team members motivated, while ensuring proper monitoring and performance review on a regular basis.