DERGAON, Sept 13 � �The Assam Police is committed to the betterment of the State. Police personnel should know better how to tackle with the public. Crimes have been on the rise and the State police must deal with the cases successfully,� stated Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi while speaking as the chief guest at the passing-out parade of the 41st batch of DSPs (Probationary) at the Police Training College (PTC) here on Friday.
The batch, comprising 26 DSPs, includes nine women. The Chief Minister also urged the probationary DSPs to dedicate themselves to the service of the nation.
Earlier, the Chief Minister received the salute of the march past presented by the probationers under parade commander Upasona Khaund. The probationers were sworn in by the ADGP (Training), Jyotirmoy Chakraborty. In his briefing, the ADGP revealed that 28 DSPs had joined the PTC in August, 2013 and among them, 26 had successfully completed their 52 weeks of basic training on Friday. One among the 28 had resigned on personal grounds in June and one other had joined the college three months after the commencement of the training.
Those who excelled in the training stint � Mrinmoy Goswami, Luna Sonowal, Upasona Khaund, Pallav Tamuly, Shafeequl Hussain and Rashmi Rekha Sarmah � received prizes from the Chief Minister.
DGP Khagen Sarmah, PTC principal RA Laskar and other senior officials were present on the occasion.
Meanwhile, the Chief Minister told newspersons on the sidelines of the programme that the recognition of Bodo as the official language in the BTAD area would have no adverse effect on the Assamese language in general in the State. On the other hand, the DGP reiterated that the Assam Police was ready to face any insurgency or terror threat.