Madhya Pradesh, a large state in central India, retains landmarks from eras throughout Indian history. Begun in the 10th century, it’s Hindu and Jain temples at Khajuraho are renowned for their carvings of erotic scenes, most prominently Kandariya Mahadeva, a temple with more than 800 sculptures. The eastern Bandhavgarh and Kanha national parks, noted Bengal tiger sanctuaries, offer guided safaris. Madhya Pradesh is spread
Rishi Kumar Shukla, IPS, is the Director General of Police,(DGP) Madhya Pradesh.
The concept of village Defense Society involving people in Community policing was first introduced in 1956 in M.P. in the docity infested area with the express purpose of enlisting the corporation of the villages in the fight against the dreaded dacoits. At the outset such defense societies were first established in Gwalior, Bhind and Morena districts. Subsequently this was extended to Shivpuri, Datia, Guna, Rewa, and Sagar districts as well.
Tatha Nagar Raksha Samiti Vidheyak 1999″ was enacted in the legislature. It sought to establish the village defense societies as well as the City defense societies in the establish the village defense societies as well as the City defense societies in the remaining parts of the State also.
Superintendent of Police of the districts are primarily responsible for the constitution and smooth functioning of these Gram Raksha and Nagar Raksha Samities.The task of constituting these societies got a major fill following the passage of the Bill. The number of such societies spread over the 41 districts of the State and the total number of members of society is as follows: