Haryana police organised Stress management and soft skill development course

Oct 18, 2018 20:41 | Haryana

Chandigarh, October 18 – Haryana Crime Investigation Department (CID) today organized a  one-day comprehensive course on ‘Stress Management and Soft Skill Development’, offering practical solutions to reduce and manage workplace stress and behavioural improvement at GO Mess, Moginand, Police Lines in Panchkula.

          As many as 62 PSOs posted with various protectees Governor House, Chief Minister Residence, along with Judges of Punjab and Haryana High Court, senior officers of the State government and other dignitaries participated in this course. Director General of Police, Crime Mr. P.K. Agrawal, ADGP, CID, Mr Anil Kumar Rao, IGP Security Mr Saurabh Singh, DIG CID Satender Gupta, DSP CID Ms Purnima Singh were also present on this occasion.

          Addressing the participants, Director General of Police, Crime Mr. P.K. Agrawal said that duty of PSO is very hard as they have to remain vigilant round the clock. This training programme would definitely help in inculcating awareness about the nature and causes of stress and its preventive measures so as to promote a healthy life style. This would also enable all the participants to consider the workplace stress at an individual level and help them to develop and implement effective strategies to prevent and manage stress while being on duty.

          Speaking on this occasion, former Bureaucrat and Motivational Speaker Mr Vivek Atray, who was invited to boost the morale of PSOs, delivered informative lectures on the topics like causes and ill-effects of stress and how to manage stress.  He also emphasized on promoting positivity and creativity in society.

          Ms Shalini, a psychologist also addressed all the participants on the topic of stress management and delivered a lecture on managing impulsiveness, aggression and behavioral issues through mental exercises and questionnaires. She also conducted a psychological test upon all the PSOs.