The Honourable Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, on 31st July, 2021 interacted virtually with the IPS Probationers of 71st and 72nd batch, at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, in the backdrop of the Passing Out Parade scheduled on 6th August, 2021 at the Academy.
A total of 178 probationers would be passing out from the Academy on 6th August 2021, which include 33 lady probationers and 34 probationers from friendly foreign countries of Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives and Mauritius.
The 71st batch probationers currently undergoing phase II training at the Academy consists of 21 probationers including 6 lady probationers and 14 probationers from foreign countries.
The 72nd batch of IPS probationers passing out from the Academy, consists of 157 probationers including 27 lady probationers and 20 probationers from friendly foreign countries.
During his interaction with the IPS probationers, the Honourable Prime Minister gave a call to work towards building a constructive and positive image for police in public.
He said that the IPS Probationers are the flag bearers of ‘Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat – keeping national perspective in the discharge of duty. He also stressed on the importance of technology in policing and efficient service delivery.
Modi called for adopting a scientific approach to investigation especially for solving new age crimes of Cybercrime and Financial frauds which are not bounded by borders.
He envisioned that in next 25 years, by the time of 100th year of Indian Independence, Indian police should be seen as a modern, strong, resilient and sympathetic police force that upholds the vision and ideals of Indian Constitution.