23 Excise personnel completes training under 173bn CRPF
Dimapur, January 22
More than 20 personnel of the state’s Excise department have completed training in defense. With the aim to provide various technical defense classes, the 173th battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force had organized a 12 days training for Excise personnel under the guidance of Commandant Anupam Sharma.The training was attended by 23 excise personnel. The program covered 35 subjects that included law, operations, handling of various types of firearms, prohibition act in Nagaland, map-reading, yoga, unarmed combat, explosive, first responder, effects of alcohol on society, defection weapon, and how to care for weapon, and fire fight.
The 23 Excise personnel comprised 22 males and a female. 6 were assistant inspectors, two were Havaldars and 15 were constables.
Anupam Sharma said that apart from practical trainings, the security force also imparted law classes. According to him, legal knowledge was beneficial and should be implemented in totality.
The group also visited the paperless CRPF office near the airport where no paper files can be seen in the office. According the Anupam Sharma, the paperless office has been put to practice for more than 3 years with own software and without taking help from any professional help.
The CRPF office also said even confidential and formal messages are being exchanged over Whatsapp and SMS system as it was acceptable in the court of law.
Till date, the CRPF has organized 3 trainings for the Excise department with around 100 personnel having completed the program successfully. The passing out parade of the 3rd batch was performed at the 173bn CRPF quartered near the DC Court.
The instructors were Deputy Commandant Pranav Anand, Assistant Commandant Premjeet Singh, Assistant Commandant Brajbhushan, and Commandant Suresh Chandra, inspector Jagdish Singh and Head Constable Kanti Das.