The 47th Batch Basic Course trainees, held at the North Eastern Police Academy (NEPA) on Saturday wherein a total of 63 trainees passed out.
The course comprised of one Deputy Superintendent of Police – from Nagaland, 39 Sub Inspectors – 16 from Meghalaya, 15 from Nagaland, three from Nagaland Home Guards & Civil Defence, two from Manipur, two from Mizoram, one from Tripura and 23 Assistant Sub Inspectors – 21 from Nagaland and two from Manipur. Of the 63 trainees, 12 were lady officers in this batch.
Deepak Kumar, Director NEPA in his address emphasised that it is only due to the untiring and persistent efforts rendered by the officers and men of the academy that this training institute has reached to its present level of excellence.
Kumar congratulated the young officers for displaying excellent parade and distributed the following trophies and medals awarded to the trainees for their individual performance during the training period.
James Kikon, C/SI of Nagaland Police was bestowed with The Governor of Meghalaya Sword of Honour and NEPA Silver Medal as well as Chief Minister Meghalaya Baton of Honour and NEPA Silver Medal for All Round Best Trainee and Best Indoor Trainee respectively.
Pynsakkhiatmi Dkhar, C/SI of Meghalaya Police was awarded the Chief Minister Arunachal Pradesh Baton of Honour and NEPA Silver Medal for Best Cadet in Outdoor Training.
The basic course batch started on January 6, this year. The trainees underwent a very well researched and planned basic training.
As per basic training module these trainees were trained in indoor subjects namely., Police Science, Legal Studies and Social Science and in the outdoor, training was imparted on Drill, Weapons Training, Physical Efficiency, Police Operations and Tactics.
Specialised inputs were given on Disaster Management, First Aids and Motor Vehicle Driving.
A short module on Jungle Camp was also organised where they carried out Cordon and Search Operations, Ambush and Counter Ambush, Raid and seizure.
The trainees have been imparted with essential skills, knowledge and required aptitude to deliver their best once they join active service.
In a bid to build a well-rounded personality and promote camaraderie, team spirit and sportsmanship, the trainees were encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities through various clubs like Extempore and Debate club, Photography Club Quiz Club, Sports Club, Social Service Club, Literary Club and IT Club. They enthusiastically took part in various club activities.
Besides successful completion of Basic training, the trainees of 47th Basic Course also have participated in Post Graduate Diploma in “Police Administration and Investigation” from Sardar Patel University of Police, Security and Criminal Justice, Jodhpur.