Hyderabad: The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy’s passing out parade for its 72 RR (Regular Recruit) batch will be held here on August 6. The Dikshant Parade will see 144 IPS probationers and 34 Foreign Officer Trainees passing out. Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai will be the chief guest.
The 178 trainees had joined the academy in December 2019 after completing a 15-week foundation course at Lal Bahadur Shastry Academy of Administration. SVP NPA director Atul Karwal said they had completed their training in two phases over 59 weeks at the academy, in addition to 28 weeks of district practical training.
Ensuring an all-round training in both indoor and outdoor subjects, the trainees have also been attached to top units like Greyhounds, Border Security Force, Central Reserve Police Force, Indo-Tibetan Border Police, National Forensic Sciences University for specialised training. They also spent time training to combat internal security challenges, in the left-wing-extremist areas of Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand.
This year, 16 percent of the IPS probationers passing out are women.
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