Union Minister of State for Home, Nityanand Rai, today exhorted the IPS probationers to be devoted, brave, humble, and positive in their future endeavours and committed for the values of the Constitution such as equality, justice, liberty and brotherhood in public life.
Addressing the passing out parade of the 72nd batch IPS probationers at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy in Hyderabad this morning, Mr Rai reminded them about the Prime Minister’s clarion call to the nation, ‘Nation First-Always First’. He lauded the services of police forces during COVID pandemic and paid homage to over 2000 police officials who laid their lives while fighting the pandemic. He also asked the police officials to give sufficient time to learn advance technologies so that they be updated to deal with the changing crime scenario.
A Total of 178 trainees including 144 IPS probationers have participated in the passing out parade. They include 33 women and 34 police officials from friendly countries. The Minister presented the prestigious Prime Minister’s Baton and Home Minister’s revolver for the best all round performer, Ranjita Sharam of Rajasthan Cadre on the occasion.