In a major move to strengthening the rank and file of Assam Police, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal distributed appointment letters to 2305 newly recruited constables under Home Department in a programme held at College of Veterinary Science Playgroung in the city today.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal exhorted the new recruits to work with honesty and dedication to safeguard people’s life and property in the state. “The Assam Police will have to work as a symbol of honesty, integrity, courage and humanity to win the confidence of the people. Ensuring safety and security of the people and their property is their main responsibility. The police force has a huge responsibility which they must execute with a sense of equality towards all”, Sonowal said.
Stating that the state government since the time of assuming power launched an unrelenting fight against corruption, illegal migration, insurgency and pollution, the Chief Minister pointed out the recruitment of constables as an example of its commitment towards making administration transparent and corruption free. He also highly appreciated the transparent manner of recruitment carried out by the State level Police Recruitment Board.
Further urging the newly recruited constables to perform their duty with honesty, integrity, courage and compassion, Sonowal asked them to serve the people without discrimination. “Wherever you are posted, work with honesty and integrity. Consider the entire state as your mother and work in such a manner that people feel a sense of security by your presence”, the Chief
DGP Mukesh Sahay said that the recruitment of the new constables would greatly enhance the capabilities of Assam Police. He also mentioned that during last one and a half years, 343 sub-inspectors, 27 assistant jailors, 122 staff in other posts of the force were recruited apart from appointment of 8 office assistants and 29 grade IV staff on compassionate ground.