Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio on Saturday announced 15 per cent hike in allowance of the basic pay of 390 new recruit constables of Nagaland police and 15th Mahila Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB).
Addressing the ceremonial attestation parade of the 65th batch recruit constables of state police and 15th Mahila IRB at Chumukedima police complex ground, Rio said the Nagaland police boys and Mahila IRB personnel have earned laurels wherever they have been deployed.
He said the personnel posted outside the state are regarded highly for being disciplined and well trained and proved to be second to none.
“They are doing very well and winning accolades for the state,” he said.
On learning that a good number of educated youths of the state are joining the police force, Rio said, “In today’s world, it is essential to have skill and expertise to face the challenges and their knowledge will definitely be an advantage to get better opportunity and brighter future.”
Congratulating all new recruits for successful completion of their training, he, however, said completion of training is just the beginning as years of service lie ahead of them.
Neiphiu Rio expressed confidence that the new recruits will perform their duties with care and devotion and remember their motto security, service and sacrifice while maintaining law and order and providing safety and security to the citizens of the state.
Urging all officers and jawans of the state police to improve on all aspects of training, Rio assured that the state government will always be supportive and work for their welfare.