Shillong, December 04 : The North Eastern Police Academy (NEPA) proudly inaugurated its 53rd Basic Course for directly recruited Deputy Superintendents of Police and Sub-Inspectors on December 4, 2023. The distinguished ceremony was graced by the presence of Prestone Tynsong, Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister of Meghalaya, and Dr. L.R. Bishnoi, IPS, Director General of Police, Meghalaya.

Known for his unwavering support for law enforcement and commitment to public service, Deputy Chief Minister Tynsong inaugurated the course by emphasizing the critical role of well-trained officers in maintaining law and order. He expressed his pain regarding the criticism faced by officers despite their selfless service and sacrifice, motivating the young trainees to persevere and strive for excellence in serving the nation. He emphasized the importance of self-discipline, positive mindset, and continuous learning in becoming successful police officers. He applauded NEPA’s achievements, including its recent UTKRISHT accreditation by CBC and NABET, praising the Director and faculty members. He further highlighted the crucial role of law subjects and public relations in police training, encouraging the trainees to begin their transformation from within and learn from the best academy in the country.

Director of the Academy, Anurag Agarwal, IPS, expressed his gratitude for the presence of dignitaries and encouraged the trainees to give their best during their training, aiming to become the best police officers in service to the nation.

The Course Director of the 53rd Basic Course Dr. M.L Zou  Assistant Director (Lecturer) presented a brief about the composition of the current batch which  is a total of 95 trainees, from Meghalaya (SI=39, DySP=06), Manipur (SI=08, DySP=14),  Assam (SI=15), and Nagaland (SI=04, and DySP=09). The current batch comprise of a total of  26 Female and 69 Male trainees.

The ceremony was attended by a gathering of enthusiastic officers, dignitaries, and senior officers from NEPA