Berhampur, August 2 (LocalWire): Gajapati district police on Thursday launched free orientation programme for those aspiring to take up a job with the police, para-military and Indian army.
The twenty-day free coaching for over 500 youths in the 15-21 year age group was launched at the district headquarter town Paralakhemundi as part of the community policing programme of the district police.
“In the first day, registration of the candidates will be done.
They will be divided in different categories for smooth impart of training on different subjects.
We will provide free accommodation and training to the aspirants,” Gajapati superintendant of police Sarah Sharma said.
“They will, however, have to bear the expenditure for their foods and other materials for the physical training,”she stated.
The programme includes physical training and theory papers like general knowledge, objective tests and basic grammar.
The training will be provided by police personnel, especially those who recently get into the job.
The will also share their experience on how to prepare and succeed in these recruitment exams.
“The resource persons would orient them about the eligibility criteria of the youths, including physical fitness for different jobs in the police department and Indian Army,” Sharma explained.
The youths who will not be eligible for the police, para-military and defence jobs due to lack of physical fitness will be asked to take some other skill development training at the government-run Rural Self Employment Training Institute (RSETI) or Centurion University, who also provides free coaching in different sectors, the SP said.
“Out prime aim is to ensure that a maximum number of youths from the district get a job in the police department, para-military and Indian army,” Sharma said adding that this is also to ensure that the unemployed youths are not duped by unscrupulous persons who lure them to provide job in the various sectors.
“When the youths are engaged in preparation for the police and Army recruitment drive, they will not get involved in crime,” she said.
The local police also launched an awareness programme in different blocks during the last one month to inform the local youths about the free orientation training programme and urging them to join it.