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63 trainees graduate from North Eastern Police Academy, Meghalaya

The North Eastern Police Academy (NEPA) is located at Meghalaya’s Umiam in Ri-Bhoi district. 63 trainees graduated as officers on Saturday.

63 trainees graduate from North Eastern Police Academy, Meghalaya

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  21 Dec 2020 1:44 PM GMT

Shillong: As many as 63 trainees from various states across the Northeastern region graduated as police officers from the North Eastern Police Academy (NEPA). The academy is located at Umiam, Ri-Bhoi district, Meghalaya. The trainees graduated as officers after they completed the 47th basic course from the NEPA on Saturday.

The passing out parade, which is also known as Dikshant Parade of the 47th batch basic course trainees was reviewed by Deepak Kumar, the director of the NEPA.

A spokesperson said that since the beginning of the NEPA in the year 1978, it has conducted 46 basic courses and 3,708 trainees have passed out till date. With the 47th batch passing out parade, a total of 3,771 basic course trainees have passed out of the prestigious academy in the past 42 years of its existence

NEPA, which was earlier known as the Regional Police Training College, is an establishment of the Government of India, under the Ministry of Home Affairs. The academy is engaged in shaping police officers for equitable, effective and sensitive policing. NEPA is further dedicated teach = the police personnel of North Eastern States and from across the country to safeguard the value of freedom - freedom from disorder, criminal acts and criminals.

The objectives of NEPA are:

1. Firstly, to impart one-year basic training to the directly recruited Police Officers of the rank of Sub Inspector and Deputy Superintendent of Police of the North Eastern States.

2. Secondly, to design and offer a number of different types of in-service training programmes for Police personnel of all the states of the country.

3. Thirdly, to design and offer courses which will bring Police Officers in close contact with Officers of the other Departments like Judiciary, Armed Forces, CAPF, Prison Department, Customs and Excise, etc.

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