Delhi Police organises free-of-cost self-defence training for girls under ‘Sashakti’ scheme


Self “Defence Wing of Special Police Unit for Women and Children (SPUWAC) under SASHAKTI” scheme of Delhi Police, in its continuous endeavour since 2002, conducted a concluding session of Self Defence Techniques Training Programme for the girl students at Mayur Public School, I. P. Extension, Patparganj, Delhi on Nov 28.  A total of 1,000 girl students were imparted training in self defence techniques free of cost.  Nuzhat Hassan, Special Commissioner of Police, Women Safety, SPUWAC & SPUNER graces the function as Chief Guest.  

The girls were sensitized about safety measures as to how to deal with anti-social elements and to prevent chain snatching, stalking, eve-teaching, assault. Apart from this cyber stalking, safeguards while using social media, gender sensitization and Himmat Plus app.  Pamphlets containing detailed information of stakeholders in the field of women empowerment, safety and security were also distributed to the participants.  

In the concluding session on today Nuzhat Hassan, Spl. CP/WS, S&S expressed satisfaction to see the girl students’ keen interest.  She also informed that Self Defence Wing of SPUWAC got Certificate from Limca Book of Record twice for the year 2017 and 2018 for training of maximum number of participants.

Geeta Rani Verma, IPS, DCP/SPUWAC stated that all girls should raise their voice at the first instance in any untoward circumstances. She said that women should be more vigilant and be aware regarding the safety and security measures to be adopted.  

On this occasion Certificate of Participation were also distributed to the participants. reporter