The Union Government on approved the setting up of Central Academy for Police Training (CAPT) in at a cost of 492 crore rupees. The government also approved the creation Bhopal of one post of Director, CAPT in the rank of Inspector General of Police.
A total of 492 crore rupees has been allocated by the government under the 12th Plan for the CAPT. The proposed academy will also train trainers for police officials directly recruited by the states through their public service commission.
The Madhya Pradesh government will provide about 400 acres of land in Bhopal for setting up the academy.