STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE
New Delhi, 12 July
The newly-appointed Lt. Governor of Delhi, Mr Najeeb Jung, today said that the responsibility of the police and the sensitivity of the job have changed manifold in tune with the changing times. He was addressing the newly-appointed 2339 constables at PTC (Police Training Centre) at Jarhoda Kalan. Jung cautioned them to be mentally prepared to shoulder the huge responsibility while meeting the rising expectations of the nation.
"Once you take oath, you have neither any religion, region, caste and creed," he advised them.
Jung also gave away trophies to the best performers, including Meenu, who was declared the all rounder.
The police aims to give service and provide peace, said Special Police Commissioner Bhim Sain Bassi, while explaining the different, but tough training process through which the trainees had passed through for their all round physical, mental and spiritual development.
The trainees on joining the job hopefully would make a difference in the national capital, he said.
Clearly reflecting the unemployment problem in the country, the police constables include one MBA, 7 B.Techs, 2 MSc, 27 M.A., 10 M.Com, 21 B.Ed, 35 B.Sc, 32 BCA, 22 BBA, 20 B Com, 791 B.A. and the rest +2 and 10+ pass.
The event was attended by senior central and state government officials, besides top police officers, including Joint Commissioner of Police (Training) Robin Hibu and families of the trainees.
Out of the 2,340 cadets, 37 are female. Six cadets were awarded by the chief guest for extra ordinary work in different fields.
The females are treated and trained equally like male cadets with same training and equipments. Meenu Kumari was awarded best cadet. The training included computer course, commando training and firing. Each constable is prepared to serve best and with honesty.
Of the constables, 790 are from Haryana, 742 from Rajasthan, 550 from Uttar Pradesh, 244 from Delhi, four from Uttarakhand, three from Bihar, two each from Punjab and Kerala while one hails from Himachal Pradesh.
"Of them, 2,302 male constables are from batch number 96 while 37 women constables belong to 97th batch," said a police officer.