Bhubaneswar:18/6/20: Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, Bhubaneswar is a leading institute in the country offering education, training, research and consultancy in the sustainable management of tourism, travel and allied sectors. During the pandemic crisis, the institute has been regularly organizing a series of Professional Development webinars for students and academicians.
The webinar on “COVID 19 & Police Practices in India”, organized a few days before was a resounding success with students, academicians, police officers & media persons participating in good numbers. Lalit Das, ADG Police & CMD, Odisha State Police Housing and Welfare Corporation and Sarah Sharma, S.P, Gajapati were the resource persons and enriched the session with their excellent deliberations & insight.
The top cops discussed about how the police in India is responding to COVID-19 and what effects the pandemic is having on policing. Lalit Das, IPS, ADG Police, discussed about the different types of health disorders and categories of disasters. He evaluated the disaster management cycle and elaborated on the role of police in educating people, enforcing rules, law and order management, rescue and relief and crime control measures. Sarah Sharma, IPS, S.P. Gajapati provided a detailed description of COVID and its impact in Gajapati district, the steps taking to spread awareness among the people and combat the disease.