Shri Ajit Doval, Kirti Chakra, National Security Adviser, Government of India was the Chief Guest of the Passing Out Parade of 73 RR, Officers from friendly countries viz. Nepal, Maldives and Bhutan held on 12th November, 2021.
Director of the National Police Academy Shri Atul Karwal, in his welcome and introductory speech, congratulated Parade Commander Ms. Darpan Ahluwalia who stood first in Phase-I training and elaborated the various training sessions undergone by the passing out officer trainees. He mentioned that the Academy has tried its best to build upon the values of courage, integrity, compassion, teamwork and humility in the officers. He also said that “the officer trainees on Parade are at the threshold of their challenging careers and they will flourish and bloom into officers with high standards of professionalism and sterling personal qualities”. He thanked the Chief Guest for gracing the occasion.
Shri Ajit Doval, Kirti Chakra, National Security Adviser, took the salute of the Diskhant Parade and complimented the officer trainees passing out today. He also presented the Trophies to the Meritorious IPS Officer Trainees and Officer Trainees from the friendly countries who have undergone training at the Academy.
In his address, Shri Ajit Doval, Kirti Chakra, National Security Adviser, complimented the Parade Commander Ms. Darpan Ahluwalia and members of the
parade who have given excellent performance during the parade. He also congratulated foreign officer trainees for winning a number of trophies. He presented trophies to officer trainees who showed exemplary performance during training at the Academy.
He recollected the highest sacrifice and seminal role played by the IPS martyrs who laid down their lives at the altar of duty in nation building. He exhorted the officer trainees to work together as a team and as a family dedicated in the service of this country. He reminded that the police are to enforce law and to protect and maintain the law and order in the length and breadth of this country.
He also asked the officer trainees to update their technological capabilities and develop right attitudes to bring in transformative changes in police functioning.
In all, 132 IPS Officer Trainees including 27 lady officers of 73 batch of Regular Recruits have completed their Basic Training and have passed out today. Simultaneously, 17 foreign officers viz. 6 officers from Bhutan, 6 from Maldives and 5 from Nepal have also completed their institutional training. Dikshant Parade marks the culmination of Phase 1 training of the IPS Officer Trainees in the Academy.