Union Minister Nityanand for IPS parade
The passing out parade of the 72nd batch of IPS probationers would be held on Friday, 6th August, 2021 in which the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Nityanand Rai, would be the chief guest.
Addressing the press conference in Hyderabad today, the Director of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel National Police Academy (SVP NPA), Hyderabad Shri Atul Karwal, said that the parade would witness the participation of 144 officer trainees of whom 33 are lady officers.
He further said that this time, out of the 34 foreign probationer trainees, ten were from Nepal Police, 12 were from Royal Bhutan, seven from Maldives Police Service and five were from Mauritius Police Force. Shri Karwal further added that the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have been allotted four officer trainees each.
This year both the top positions have gone to two lady officers, namely Ms. Ranjeeta Sharma and Ms. Shreya Gupta. Ms. Ranjeeta Sharma of Rajasthan cadre has been adjudged best all-round probationer and would be receiving Prime Minister's Baton and Home Ministry's Revolver. Ms. Shreya Gupta of Tamil Nadu cadre would be getting the Shri Bhubanananda Misha Memorial Trophy for the Second Best All Round Probationer.
Complementing the officer trainees for successful completion of vigorous training, Director SVP NPA said that the training involved 15 weeks of foundation course training and 30 weeks of Phase-I of Basic Course. This was followed by 28 weeks of District Practical Training - at respective cadres/states and 29 weeks of Phase-II of Basic Course at SVP NPA, Hyderabad.
Senior Officers of SVP NPA, Shri N. Madhusudhan Reddy, Joint Director, Shri Amit Garg, Joint Director (Admn.), Shri Vamsi Krishna, Asst. Director participated along with Director, SVP NPA.