POP of 31st GO combatisation course held at ITBP Mussoorie
This course of 16 weeks started on 18.08.08 with a strength of 25(24 MO'S & one AC/Telecom) Officers.The training included subjects such as Physical Training,Drill,Weapon,Border Management and Tactics.Specialised Subjects like judo,Karate,Man Management,Motor and animal transport & handling of explosives were also taught to develop them into efficiant Officers.They were also taken on a border tour.
MUSSOORIE, 20 Dec: A colourful and befitting Passing Out Parade of the 31st GO Combatisation Course was held at the ITBP Academy Parade Ground, here, today. Twenty-Four medical officers joined the mainstream of ITBP after rigorous training.
The Chief Guest on the occasion, Chief Secretary Indu Kumar Pande was presented with the ceremonial Guard of Honour and reviewed the parade. The parade was led by Dr Ashish Sharma.
Twenty-five officers, of which 6 were from Bihar, 5 from UP, 3 from Jharkhand, 2 from Delhi, Manipur and Maharashtra, each, and one, each, from Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, J&K and Karnataka were inducted in today’s ceremony. Five women officers were also inducted on the occasion.
Director of the Academy Rajiv Mehta welcomed the guests on the occasion and recalled the ITBP’s historic tradition of Valour and Service. He highlighted the fact that the ITBP Academy not only imparted quality training to ITBP personnel, but also training on certain specialised subject like identification and handling of explosives, Martial Arts and Rock Climbing. This was also being imparted by the Academy to BPR&D sponsored trainees of many international and national police organisations.
He congratulated the officers on their induction into the force and was sure that the high quality training would motivate and enable them to serve the country, come what may.
Chief Guest Indu Kumar Pande also presented awards to officers who excelled in various fields during the course.
Dr Ashish Sharma was awarded the Director General Overall Cup. Dr Amiteshwar Prasad was awarded the Academy Director Cup for the Best Conduct, Dr Deepak Matre, the DIG Cup for Best Indoor activities and Dr Suresh Chand, the Commandant’s Cup for the Best Outdoor activities.
The Chief Guest congratulated the 25 officers for successful completion of the combatisation course, here. He also said that the training helped in acquiring and honing the skills on the lines of the Bhagvad Geeta, which state, “Yoga Karmasu Kaushalam’. Yoga was the way of developing the body and mind and that was what training did. He also complimented the Director for providing such high quality and professional training to the officers, as the POP was of high standard and it helped to inculcate in them the essence of duty and responsibility to be performed in the present turbulent geo-political scenario. He also said that his first interaction with the ITBP was during his training days at the IAS Academy when they had gone for a trek in the Gaumukh region. They had stayed with ITBP personnel at the Shivling peak base camp. He further said that it was here that he realised the dedication and devotion of the ITBP personnel in such extreme condition.
Later, speaking to the media, he said that the government of the state would have its own Special Task Force soon to combat the menace of terrorism in the wake of the recent Mumbai Attack.
The ceremony concluded with the traditional pipping ceremony. A daring Karate demonstration was also put on by the ITBP jawans of the Academy.
Rajiv Mehta, IG, (Trg Zone), RS Negi, ADIG, Academy, PS Dangwal, Commandant (Adm), Ajay Pal Singh, DIG AK Gautam, along with the local MLA Jot Singh, Nagar Palika President OP Uniyal and others were present on the occasion.
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