GUWAHATI- Today, Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta, DGP, Assam and Lieutenant General Dinesh Singh Rana, GOC Gajraj Corps formally announced the commencement of the Assam Police commando training by addressing the newly recruited Assam Police trainees at Narangi Cantt.
The inaugural ceremony of Assam Police training was attended by various military and civil dignitaries including Major General S Murugesan, GOC of Indian Army’s formation at Rangia, Nitul Gogoi IGP(Admn), Randeep Barua (AIG-T) besides the other dignitaries.
While addressing the police trainees Lieutenant General Dinesh Singh Rana, GOC Gajraj Corps motivated the trainees and highlighted the importance of quality training being imparted by Indian Army to assist the future custodians of law and order in dealing with any situation. He complimented the trainees for getting selected through rigorous selection procedure and exhorted them to always adhere to the motto of Assam Police i.e “Always at Your Service”.
The Indian Army and the Assam Police have been jointly operating against the insurgents in the state since the 90’s. These joint operations have played a major role in bringing normalcy to a very large extent in the state of Assam.
Assam government has taken a step ahead to strengthen the state security mechanism by recruiting 2570 trainees (2282 male and 288 female) and raising five new commando battalions. Indian Army is undertaking the training of Assam Police commandos at 07 different locations. The training, which has commenced from 21 November 2022, will be carried out for 40 weeks by qualified instructors of the Army to include basic military training and advance training.