Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will be the chief guest at the passing-out parade of the IPS probationers, scheduled at the SVP National Police Academy in Hyderabad on October 28. As many as 109 Indian Police Service probationers, including 26 women, beside 15 foreign officers will pass out from the academy after completing the basic training of 45 weeks.
Jaitley, who is participating as the chief guest will be taking the salute of the Dikshant Parade for this year, SVPNPA Director Aruna Bahuguna told reporters here on Wednesday. Among the 15 foreign officers, six are from Royal Bhutan Police, five from Nepal Police and four from Maldives.
Bahuguna said this year’s training was different from previous year with emphasis on field exposure wherein the IPS probationers were deployed during Tamil Nadu Assembly elections and at Kumbh Mela in Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh) for crowd management and performed duties along with local police.
Besides, they also studied functioning of Command and Control Traffic centre at Bengaluru.
The Prime Minister’s Baton and Home Ministry’s Revolver for the Best all-round IPS probationer will be presented to Sonawane Rishikesh Bhagawan.