NORTH LAKHIMPUR, Sept 15 - A spectacular passing-out parade by newly-commissioned jawans of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) was held at Kimin on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border of Lakhimpur district recently.
The POP was held after successful completion of 24 weeks of rigorous training at Recruit and Training Centre of ITBP at Kimin, where 193 newly-recruited constables of Condense Course from different parts of the nation, comprising batch nos. 156 and 157 took part in the oath-taking and passing out parade and attestation ceremony.
Manoj Singh Rawat, Inspector General, North-East Frontier of the ITBP took the salute as the chief guest. Ashoke Singh Bist, Commandant of RTC Kimin, ITBP delivered the welcome address.
He also explained the quality of 24 weeks of strenuous basic training, where these recruits have undergone various kinds of training in military and administrative subjects like, field craft, battle craft, conventional tactics, counter-insurgency operations, field engineering, weapon, drill, map reading, law, human rights and discipline etc.
IGP Manoj Singh Rawat, in his address, appreciated the vibrant passing out parade exhibited by 193 constables, who have been included in the mainstream of the force and conveyed his best wishes for further serving the motherland. The IGP also awarded overall Best Trophy to CT/DVR Bimlesh Kumar of 31st Battalion of ITBP at the ceremony.
The parade was followed by PT display, weapon handling and pipe-band display and other demonstrations performed by the recruits.