India grant aid to Maldivian Police Academy

The Government of India has granted USD 455,000 to undertake several projects at the Specialised Training School run by the Maldives Police Academy in Vaanee in Dhaalu Atoll.

The grant assistance has been provided through the USD 6.5 million granted to the Government of Maldives by the Government of India during the visit of the Minister of External Affairs of India Sushma Swaraj in March 2019. The aim of the grant assistance is to conduct socio-economic development projects across the country which are of high impact.

The academy was established to provide modern training to police officers and the necessary skills and knowledge required perform duties efficiently and effectively.