The Passing out parade of 112th (Male & Female) batch to recruit constables was held at Police Training College, Jharoda Kalan, New Delhi. They took the oath in a colourful ceremonial parade after successfully completing their basic training.
Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, Minister of State, Home Affairs, GoI took the salute of the marching contingents. The parade was attended by Amulya Patnaik, Commissioner of Police, Delhi and other senior officers of Delhi Police. This batch will augment the trained manpower of Delhi Police by 3655 constables including 1249 women from different states, cutting across India with 1235 constables from Haryana, 1216 from Rajasthan, 736 from Uttar Pradesh, 440 from Delhi, 06 from Uttrakhand, 6 from Punjab, 4 from Madhya Pradesh, 3 form Dadra and Nagar Haveli, 2 from Maharashtra, 3 from Himachal Pradesh, 2 from Orissa, 2 from Bihar, 1 from Jharkhand and 1 from Kerala with equally diverse education background ranging from MBA, B.Tech, M. Sc., B. Sc., etc.
During this training in addition to the knowledge of Indian Penal Code, 1860, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, Evidence Act, 1872, Delhi Police Act, 1978, Computers and Cyber Crime, Traffic Rules and Human Rights they were also given inputs of Police Investigation work to learn skills required for their profession. Experts were invited to educate them on gender sensitization, yoga and stress management. For the development of their physical abilities they have been trained in PT, parade, unarmed combat, and firing by modern weapons. A 30 days commando course was also conducted for the constables.
The Chief Guest congratulated all the trainees and acknowledged the working challenges faced by Delhi Police such as terrorism, citizen’s safety especially safety of women and weaker sections, Law and Order, VVIP security and Traffic operations. He hoped that joining such a large number of police force would play an important role in facing all these challenges. He advised them to work in accordance with the lawful working system so that the prevention and investigation of crime is efficiently done. He emphasized the need for prevention of crime to strengthen the sense of security in society. The role of a constable is most important in the metropolis like Delhi and he has to sympathize fully with the citizens and the weaker sections. He further hoped that they will meet the expectations of an aware and educated society.
Commissioner of Police, Delhi Amulya Patnaik congratulated the trainees on completion of their training. He reiterated that the role of a constable in police force is very important as they are in highest proportion in the department and in direct connect with public. As a result, public assessment of the work of the constable plays an important role in determining the image of police department. He hoped that they would always remain ahead of time by improving their professional skills from time to time to serve the public with more humanitarian approach.