Attestation parade held at ARTC&S

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Dimapur, May 9: Attestation parade of 425 recruits (including 84 Mahila recruits) of Meghalaya Police was carried out today at Assam Rifles Training Centre and School. The parade was reviewed by Deputy Inspector General (Training), A R Mawthoh, IPS, and in presence was Commanding Officer Special Force – 10, J F K Marak, IPS of Meghalaya Police and other dignitaries from Assam Rifles and Meghalaya Police.
Replying to a query, A R Mawthoh said that the decision of Meghalaya Police to train their recruits at Assam Rifles Training Centre and School was taken by Meghalaya Police in view of Assam Rifles being the oldest Paramilitary Force of the nation and Assam Rifles Training Centre and School being a premier training institute of the country which was acknowledged when the centre got the award of Union Home Minister’s Trophy for ‘Best Training Institute’ at National level by Ministry of Home Affairs.
Assam Rifles Training Centre and School trains not only the recruits of Assam Rifles and other Police organisations as and when required but also carries out in-service training for entire Assam Rifles. The centre being classified as Centre of Excellence for training in Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare provides training in Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare besides training for Bomb Disposal and Improvised Explosive for all Central Armed Police Forces.
A R Mawthoh expressed his extreme satisfaction on the standards achieved by his recruits and said that the association between Meghalaya Police and Assam Rifles will always be strong and symbiotic. He further thanked the Director General Assam Rifles, Lieutenant General Sukhdeep Sangwan, for facilitating training of Meghalaya Police recruits at the premier training institute.
He said this will enable them to function as an efficient, effective, people friendly, impartial and responsible force of the state.
(Page News Service)