It is the fifth training institute of its kind in the country after those in Kolkata in West Bengal, Hyderabad in Telangana, the union territory of Chandigarh and Jaipur in Rajasthan.
Speaking on the occasion, he stressed the need for extensive quality training to police personnel for excellence in the performance of their duties.
The Home Minister asked the police brass to introduce more online courses to keep officers abreast of latest technology.
He assured of speedy clearance of any proposal for higher remuneration for guest faculty at the institute.
Rajnath Singh agreed to rename the Central Detective Training School as CDTI after a request from Director General of Police Meera Chaddha Borbankar in this regard.