Amit Shah Chief Guest At IPS Probationers Passing Out Parade In Hyderabad

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Hyderabad: Union Home Minister Amit Shah would be the Chief Guest at the passing out parade of IPS probationers, to be held at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA) here on August 24.

On the occasion, Shah would take the salute at the parade.

The 'Dikshant Parade' of 70 RR (Regular Recruits) (2017 batch) would have 92 IPS Probationers, including 12 women, and 11 foreign officers, an Academy release said.

Among the 11 foreign officers, six are from Royal Bhutan Police and five from Nepal Police.

The 'Dikshant Parade' is the culmination of basic training of 42 weeks in the Academy followed by district practical training in their respective cadres for 28 weeks and Phase-II training for 13 weeks in the Academy, it said.

An official release said Gaush Alam of Telangana cadre has been adjudged the best all-round probationer.

He would receive the Prime Minister's Baton and Home Minister's Revolver, it said.

Richa Tomar of Rajasthan cadre has been adjudged the best all-round lady probationer.

The toppers of the batch, who hail from modest background, have overcome challenges and reached new heights, it said.

Fifty seven of the total 92 IPS probationers have engineering background, while 11 medical.

Gaush Alam, who hails from Delhi, is an IITian and lost his father, who had served in the Army, in childhood, according to the release.

"I am just thrilled with my performance which came through hard work... I really enjoyed training in the NPA.

Firing and Outdoor events were my favourites," he said.

Richa Tomar won the 1973 Batch IPS officers Trophy for the Best All Round Lady IPS Probationer.

A native of Uttar Pradesh, she comes from an agricultural family.

Mother of a small kid, who is less than three year old, Tomar was brave in facing challenges and elated over the successful completion of her training, the release said. PTI

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