New Delhi 14 November 2019: The trainee officers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) belonging to the 2018 batch, called on the Speaker Lok Sabha Shri Om Birla at the Parliament House today.
Addressing the assembled Trainee Officers, Shri Birla said that the CRPF is deployed in some of the most challenging operational environments such as Jammu and Kashmir, North East and LWE affected states. He commended the Force for their discipline and commitment to duty. He then added that the CRPF has been at the forefront of the fight against terrorism, as exemplified by the sacrifices of CRPF jawans in Pulwama, earlier this year. Shri Birla said that Indian democracy is known all over the world for being the most transparent and impartial and that the CRPF plays an important role in the professional conduct of elections all through the year. Shri Birla further added that Internal Security related duties demand utmost professionalism and sensitivity, along with dedication and discipline. Shri Birla praised the young officers of the CRPF who have chosen to serve the nation, disregarding other more lucrative careers.
At the end of the interaction, the assembled trainee officers thanked the Hon’ble Speaker for his address and presented him with a memento.
Earlier, Shri Birla was welcomed by the Director of the CRPF Academy Sri Pankaj Kumar, who informed that the current batch of CRPF officers consists of 43 officers which including five women officers. He further informed that these officers are currently undergoing fifty two week-long training at the CRPF Academy situated in Gurugram, Haryana.