GUWAHATI, Aug 24 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal handed over appointment letters to 1,373 constables who have been inducted into the Assam Police�s armed branch at a function held at the Veterinary College Playground here today.
Speaking on the occasion, Sonowal said the Government of Assam has taken up a mission to work for the safety and security of 3.30 crore people. He said all the officers and personnel of the Assam Police have been working hard for maintaining law and order in the State.
Sonowal, moreover, said over the last two years, people�s perception towards the Assam Police has undergone a positive change. He, however, called upon the police personnel to work dedicatedly to enhance their credibility more than ever before.
Referring to late Atal Bihari Vajpayee who introduced good governance in every sphere of life, the Chief Minister said present Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also led the Nation to script tangible changes in every field. The present State government is also working hard to strengthen the edifice of good governance to fulfil the aims and aspirations of the people of Assam.
Hailing the role of 70,000 Assam Police personnel in maintaining law and order in the aftermath of the draft publication of the complete NRC, Sonowal said the Assam Police personnel also need to do their duty sincerely in the coming days.
He also urged upon the parents of the newly inducted constables to motivate their children to work with honesty in future as well.
Sonowal said apart from appointing 2,500 constables, appointment process for 6,000 posts at different levels is underway.
Speaking on the occasion, MP Bijaya Chakraborty, while congratulating the new appointees, said under the present State government, many youths belonging to the below poverty line families secured government jobs.
Biswajit Daimary urged upon the newly appointed constables to dedicate themselves to the people�s cause.
Dispur MLA Atul Bora said the Assam Police has a great role to play towards government�s avowed agenda of making the State free from corruption, terrorism, illegal immigration and pollution.
DGP Kuladhar Saikia and a host of senior officers of the Assam Police were present on the occasion.