Published On: Sun, May 8th, 2016

Trainee IPS officers at Kumbh to gain 1st hand knowledge

Ujjain (MP): With an aim to gain firsthand training on crowd management over 120 newly-recruited IPS officers, currently receiving training at National Police Academy, Hyderabad, arrived at ongoing Simhastha (Kumbh) mela here.

ADGP S L Thaosen explained trainee IPS officers in detail yesterday about the importance of Simhastha (Ujjain) Kumbh mela.

ADGP S L Thaosen explained trainee IPS officers in detail yesterday about the importance of Simhastha (Ujjain) Kumbh mela.

A total of 136 trainee officers from the academy – 121 from India, six from Royal Bhutan Police, four from Maldives, and five from Nepal – arrived here, an official of Madhya Pradesh’s government public relation department said today.

Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) S L Thaosen explained in detail yesterday about the importance of Simhastha fair, its history, religious and cultural importance on the occasion at the Police Control Room.

The officers were also informed about the arrangements made for crowd management and also about similar melas being held in Haridwar, Prayag and Nasik, the official said.

Thaosen also shared how police managed a sea of crowd during ‘Panchkroshi Yatra’ during which 12.50 lakh devotees visited the Simhastha mela two days back.

Ujjain’s Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Ujjain Range Rakesh Gupta also informed the trainee officers about arrangements made by police to manage the crowd.

Police Academy DIG, G S Rao was also present on the occasion, he said.

PTI

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