Special training imparted to Home Guards
FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
SILCHAR, Dec 30: After 57 days of rigorous training, 97 trainees of the 34th batch of Urban Basic Course took oath during the passing out parade held on the campus of District Training Centre in Dayapur today. Jagadish Das, APS, Additiol Superintendent of Police, Intertiol Border, Cachar, was the chief guest on the occasion. Many high ranking dignitaries and invitees witnessed the spectacular parade.
The 97 trainees are from the districts of Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi of Barak Valley. They were working as home guards in different departments and were imparted special training to make them well equipped to tackle any untoward situation.
Jagadish Das congratulated the trainees. He said that home guards should be used as auxiliary to the police department to better tackle the ever increasing crimes in the society.
Basanta Sarma, District Commandant of Home Guards, Cachar, said that the 34th batch urban basic course started from October 12 and concluded today. The trainees were given training as per approved syllabus of the department. The training schedule incorporates a broad-based and scientific approach to the role of home guards in modern society. Various drills including foot drill, arms drill, cane drill, guard mounting drill and lathi drill among others were imparted to the trainees.
Sarma added that under weapon training programme, shoot out training with various arms were imparted to the trainees. During the training, the trainees maintained a very high sense of discipline. Sarma further said that the trainees have been fully trained as jawans and expressed hope that they will bring laurels to the Home Guards Department.