Welcome Parade organized for New DGP Mr. Dependra Pathak


Port Blair, July 09: An impressive Welcome parade in the honour of Mr. Dependra Pathak, IPS, the new Director General of Police, was held at Police Lines, Port Blair on 09.07.2018. Altogether, 07 platoons including Executive Police (Male), Executive Police (Female), Home Guards, Fire Service, IRBn, Police Brass Band and Ladies Pipe Band participated in the parade, which was commanded by Shri Narasimha Moorthy, Assistant Commandant, IRBn and Second in Command by Mr. Shanta Bahadur, Inspector IRBn. A gathering of about 500 police personnel of various ranks from different units and senior officers from Police Department witnessed the function.
In his address, Mr. Dependra Pathak, IPS, conveyed his heartiest greetings to the people of A&N Islands and all members of A&N Police and their family members. He also congratulated the parade participants for their excellent performance.
While addressing the gathering, Mr. Dependra Pathak, IPS, spoke about the steps to be taken for instilling respect of law and improving policing in A&N Islands. He emphasized on enhancing the image of police and focusing on community policing initiatives. He spoke about the various steps to be taken towards the welfare of police personnel. He highlighted the priority areas in his address viz a viz respect for law, confidence building among law abiding citizens and modernization and enhanced use of technology.
Mr. Dependra Pathak, IPS, Director General of Police, thanked all the members of A&N Police for their whole hearted welcome.

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