Tura, Mar 18: Police aspirants were encouraged and empowered through pointers given out by the district and police administration of South West Garo Hills today for clearing the upcoming police recruitment written examination scheduled for March 24-31 and April 1 next.
At least 300 candidates from the district, who have cleared the physical endurance test, were engaged in a day-long drill where they were given tips, do’s and don’ts and correct ways of filling up optical mark recognition (OMR) sheets.
The candidates were also given lessons on English, Mathematics and General Knowledge.
In Meghalaya, under the Chief Minister’s Career Guidance and Counseling programme, capacity building measures are adopted to empower students, candidates appearing for various examinations.
For the past two years, students from Garo hills have been successfully appearing for different examinations with confidence, as they are being skilled and equipped with knowledge.
Last year, 60 candidates from Garo hills had qualified for Indian Army.
This year, 17 new police stations are being established in the state and about 1700 personnels are being recruited in special force – 10 and the state police.
Ramesh Singh, SP of the district said that the Response from the participants was excellent and it is hopeful that the candidates from the district will appear in the examination with great enthusiasm and a positive outcome is expected.
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