Sarbananda Sonowal hands over Appointment Letters to newly recruited Sub-Inspectors in Assam Police
This is the largest intake of SIs at one go in the history of Assam Police. It is a record that 60 out of 597 selected candidates are engineers and 288 are post graduates.
GUWAHATI: Chief Minister Sonowal distributed appointment letters to 597 newly recruited sub-inspectors in Assam Police in a programme held at Sarusajai Sports Complex in Guwahati on Friday.
It is to be noted that this is the largest intake of SIs at one go in the history of Assam Police. It is a record that 60 out of 597 selected candidates are engineers and 288 are post graduates.
445 out of 597 candidates scored between 50 to 60 per cent marks. Moreover, average age profile of the candidates is youngest in Assam Police history. 69 per cent of the candidates are below 25 years, youngest candidate being 22 years old. 31 per cent of the candidates are between 25 to 30 years.
The Chief Minister said that though appointment in government service is a regular process, certain recruitments exemplify ethical values and inspire the society and the people in the administration to follow the path of righteousness. He termed the latest recruitment of sub-inspectors in Assam Police as an example of truthfulness, sincerity and coordinated efforts which testified the capabilities of the police force to fight against challenges setting new benchmark for transparency. He also congratulated the newly recruited sub-inspectors and their parents on the occasion. Saying that the uniform of a police personnel carries with it lots of responsibility, duty and sense of integrity, the Chief Minister urged the newly appointed sub-inspectors to contribute in giving a new momentum to the police force.
The Chief Minister also thanked the authorities of Dibrugarh University and the Assam Police led by the DGP for successfully conducting the recruitment. He said that the Assam government has been working to make Assam free from corruption, insurgency, pollution and illegal migration. To realize these avowed goals, there is a need for active cooperation of the public; he said adding that social reform is possible only through united efforts of all sections of the society.
While Member Secretary of SLAC for Sports and Youth Welfare Lakhya Konwar delivered the welcome speech, Chief Secretary Jishnu Baruah, DGP Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta, ADGP Dr. LR Bishnoi also spoke on the occasion, stated a release.