Imphal/Pangei: Manipur Police Training College (MPTC) on Wednesday witnessed the passing out parade of its 5th batch of the Manipur Rifles (MR), Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) and CP male followers in presence of Chief Minister N Biren Singh as the chief guest of the occasion.
Altogether, 567 newly recruited male cadets of various units, including 1MR, 2MR, 5MR, 6MR, 7MR, 8MR and 1st -9th IR Battalions and BPR-district of various trades were inducted upon completion of a basic training course at MPTC, Pangei in Imphal East district, 12 km from the capital city.
During the occasion, MPTC deputy director and director in-charge RK Tutusana administered oath to the newly inducted personnel and presented training report of the batch.
Tongbram Suresh Singh of 6th IRB, who was also the parade leader, was awarded a trophy and certificate by CM Singh for the ‘overall order of merit’ award of the batch. Suresh also won ‘the best in drill’ award on the occasion.
Khungdongbam Gobin Singh of 7th IRB was given the ‘best in PT’ award, whereas Isak Lianminthang Samte of 1st IRB had won the award for ‘best in weapon’. Meanwhile, Chukeilung Gangmei of 5th MR and Meisnam Sanjoy Meetei of MPTC were given ‘best in musketry’ and ‘best in indoor’ awards respectively.
Addressing the gathering on the occasion, CM Singh informed that his government’s top priority is to fulfill the aspiration of young job seekers of the state.
On the other hand, while wishing his best to the passed out personnel for a successful and disciplined career, the CM took to his official Twitter handle and said: “I feel proud at the welcome change in the Police-Public relationship in the last two and half years.”
All the 567 newly recruits, according to official report, reported at MPTC on March 1. Later, they underwent five-months long vigorous training commenced from April 4. The cadets were trained on basic law and weaponry, physical training, personality development and various other techniques based on their role and responsibility, it said.
The occasion also saw the presence of various cabinet ministers, MLAs, police officials and family and relatives of the newly passed out personnel converged at MPTC parade ground and witnessed the heart warming event.