Hyderabad: Amit Shah to take part in passing out parade of IPS probationers

Hyderabad: The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA) in the city is set to hold the passing out parade of the 75 RR batch of the Indian Police Service (IPS) probationers on Friday, October 27.

SVPNPA Director A S Rajan informed that a total of 175 officer trainees, including 155 IPS officer trainees and 20 officer trainees from foreign trainees, are taking part in the Dikshant Parade. Union home minister Amit Shah will participate as the chief guest and review the parade.

A significant number of women officers will be participating in the Dikshanth Parade which includes 32 IPS officer trainees and two foreign officer trainees. Among foreign officer trainees, six officers are from Bhutan, five from Maldives, five from Nepal, and four from Mauritius Police.

Complementing the officer trainees for successful completion of training, the SVPNPA director said the whole 102-week training involved 15 weeks of foundation course training at LBSNAA, Mussoorie, and a 49-week Phase-I Basic Course at SVP NPA, Hyderabad. This was followed by 29-week District Practical Training at respective cadres/states and 09-week Phase-II Basic Course at SVPNPA.

The Director also said the training emphasised on the importance of attitudinal training, ethics, and human rights which are very much needed in the changing world for officer trainees.

“We have changed the methodology of teaching and training to prepare the young officers for the modern day requirements on the field like white collar offenses, cybercrime, etc. A pragmatic and hands-on approach has given more emphasis with giving more focus on best practices taking place in different states all over India,” he added.

Five IPS trainee officers including two women are from Telangana.