Acharya inaugurates Home Guards Training Centre in city
New facility:Home Minister V.S. Acharya inaugurating the Home Guards Training Centre in Mysore on Tuesday. Director-General of Police (Home Guards) Jija Madhavan Harisingh and IGP, Fire and Emergency Services, P.S. Sandhu, are seen.
MYSORE: Home Minister V.S. Acharya on Tuesday said that the Government was strengthening the Home Guards in the State and would recruit more youngsters. He was speaking after inaugurating the Home Guards Training Centre in the city. Mr. Acharya said that the Home Guards played a supporting role in maintaining law and order and the Government was committed to launching welfare measures for their benefit.
Four more centres The new centre was the seventh such facility in the State and had been constructed at a cost of Rs. 38.4 lakh. The Minister said that four more training centres would be set up in the State in due course. Mr. Acharya said that there were plans to recruit youngsters to the Home Guards and train them to handle new challenges. The existing Home Guards personnel would also receive training and the State would initiate a slew of measures to strengthen the force, said Mr. Acharya. He said that the Home Ministry was striving to maintain law and order in the State and it was only some people were fomenting trouble and disturbing the peace.
Director-General of Police (Home Guards) Jija Madhavan Harisingh; Inspector-General of Police, Fire and Emergency Services, P.S. Sandhu; IGP (Southern Range) Jeevankumar Gaonkar; Commissioner of Police Sunil Agarwal; Deputy Commissioner P. Manivannan; MLCs Tontadarya and Siddaraju; and H.S. Shankaralinge Gowda, MLA, were present. (The Hindu)