The Government of Gujarat has established "RAKSHA SHAKTI UNIVERSITY" vide "The Raksha Shakti University Act, 2009’, Gujarat bill No-16 of 2009 in the sixtieth year of the Republic of India to prepare the youth of the state for becoming effective and efficient security personnel and to conduct courses and award degrees, diplomas and certificate for the said purpose.
The Raksha Shakti University is a unique and first of its kind in India for conducting certificate, diploma and degree courses in the field of Police science and internal security. Till the new University building becomes operational, the activities and the University will be carried out from the old SPIPA building situated at Meghaninagar, Ahmedabad.
One of the main objectives of the University is to train and prepare manpower to tackle the upcoming challenges of various types of offences such as terrorism, economic offences, cyber crime, telecommunication offences and the offences requiring expertise in forensic science.
This University, by way of providing efficient persons for security forces, will help the Government to enhance the security and safety of the people in the country.