Bhubaneswar: The prestigious Passing out Parade (POP) of 60th batch CSIs was held at the iconic Police Training College (PTC) Angul on Friday. DGP Odisha Sunil Kumar Bansal attended the event as chief guest in presence of Arun Kumar Sarangi, Additional DG of Police, (Training) & Director BPSPA, and Radha Krishna Sharma, Additional DG of Police (Law and Order).
Shyni S, IGP, Training, BPSPA, JN Pankaj, Principal PTC, Angul, Yogajayanand, RCCF Angul, Siddharth Shankar Swain, Collector and District Magistrate Angul, Jagmohan Meena, SP, Angul, L Divya, SP, Dhenkanal, Pramod Kumar Ratha, SP, Deogarh, and Swathi, SDPO Talcher were also present.
The event was attended by retired police officers, Staff of the Police Training College, Angul, proud parents and relatives of the Cadets, children of Children’s home Angul.
Police Training College was established in 1937 as Constable training school and later on it was upgraded as Police training school in 1941 and as police training college in 1948.
In this 60th Batch, after successful completion of one-year Institutional Training at PTC and 6 months Practical Training in different police districts, 126 cadets finally took part in this Passing Out Parade.
The batch consists of 86 gentlemen and 48 lady officers. They come from varied backgrounds. (75 are graduates, 26 are graduates in technical stream and 18 have Master’s degree) The average age of the batch at the joining was 26 years. These officers are brilliant in their training performance, both in indoor and outdoor subjects.
The basic training in the Police Training College comprises of both Indoor and Outdoor activities. The training covers the Basic Course of IPC, CRPC, I.E. Act, Special and Local Laws, Medical Jurisprudence etc. The Outdoor curriculum consists of Physical Training, Yoga, Obstacle Course, Drill, Weapon Training etc. They were also trained in Anti – Naxal Operations.
They were given exposure to functioning of Jails, Judicial Courts, Forensic Autopsy, Forensic Laboratory, functioning of various branches and Wings of Odisha Police. They also visited and interacted with forest officials, various industrial and mines area to understand the various aspects related to Crime and law and order issues attached to it.
Last but not least, recently they visited to Adrut Govt Children home which take care of children in distress. The visit was not only aimed to sensitize them about legal issues related to these children but also the human and emotional issues attached to it.
Cadets also contributed richly in the Mega drive of Shramdaan- Renovation and beautification of PTC campus which we started in the month of August and it is still continuing. DGP also opened a portrait of first woman sub inspector of Odisha police Bijay Laxmi Devi in the PTC campus.