SHILLONG, May 9 - Attestation parade of 425 recruits (including 84 Mahila recruits) of Meghalaya Police was held on May 9 morning at Assam Rifles Training Centre and School. The parade was reviewed by Deputy Inspector General (Training) AR Mawthoh in presence of Commanding Officer Special Force � 10 JFK Marak of Meghalaya Police and other dignitaries from Assam Rifles and Meghalaya Police, stated a press release.
Replying to a query, Mawthoh said 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.
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 classified as a centre of excellence for training in counterinsurgency and jungle warfare provides training in counterinsurgency and jungle warfare, besides training for bomb disposal and improvised explosive for all Central Armed Police Forces.