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SF-10 2nd batch inducted

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  5 Aug 2017 12:00 AM GMT

<p> From Staff Correspondent</p>

<div>SHILLONG, Aug 4: The State government’s initiative to have specialized commandos is a reflection of its commitment to il the disruptive forces and achieve further growth and development of Meghalaya. This was stated by Chief Minister Dr Mukul M Sangma while taking the salute of four platoons of commandos of the second batch of Special Force 10 (SF-10) during their passing-out parade at 1 MLP APTC Mawiong, Shillong</div>

<div>While congratulating the newly-inducted commandos, Sangma said that the passing out of the second batch reflects the commitment of the government to serve the state and the tion. He also expressed his gratitude to the Meghalaya Police and the families of the new recruits for having extended their support during the training programme. He also urged the commandos to remain focused on their commitment to be a part of the organization and work for the State and tion’s benefit.</div>

<div>The Chief Minister also said that the Government of Meghalaya is committed to ensure safe and secured environment throughout the State. “There has been multi-pronged approach adopted by the government to achieve this. A safe and secure environment is a pre-requisite for people to engage themselves in all activities required for the growth and prosperity of the State. The government has embarked upon a number of measures to achieve this shared objective of growth and prosperity based on the true potentials of our people,” he said.</div>

<div>Sangma also added that the fight against crimils and people who are continuously engaged in disrupting the peaceful environment continues, and the induction of commandos will strengthen SF-10 in general and Meghalaya Police in particular. He said it is a reflection and demonstration of the government’s resolve to attend to the responsibilities and call of duty.</div>

<div>The Chief Minister also urged the newly-inducted commandos to insulate themselves from all vulnerabilities and challenges. He also urged the Meghalaya Police and the families of the commandos to continue extending their support. He stressed on the need to have aggressive counseling for the men in uniform so that they do not deviate from their duties in the face of challenges. </div>

<div>He stated that the role of the police is invariably crucial in the administration of justice and urged the men of the organization to work with utmost sincerity and dedication so that the momentum of sustained peace that has been achieved is not dislocated.</div>

<div>The second batch of SF-10 has 152 commandos, of which two are women. Eight commandos were awarded during the function for their excellence during the intensive commando training. The training was coordited by Brigadier (retd) WBJ Sturgeon.</div>

<div>The commandos were trained both in armed and urmed combats, counter insurgency and other tactics for survival by instructors of the Indian Army’s Special Forces and Meghalaya Police. The new recruits also displayed their skills on the occasion.</div>

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