December 20, 2016 ….. The Goa Police Raising day was celebrated with enthusiasm and zeal at the Headquarters Police Grounds, at Panaji today.

        Speaking on the occasion the Director General of Police Dr. Muktesh Chander gave   a stern warning to its personnel that it would not shield anyone found culpable of any criminal activities.

        Indicating that police personnel  would not be spared if found indulging in corrupt practices, he said the guilty should be  booked to cleanse the force.

He was speaking at the  Raising day function of Goa Police force at Police Grounds  today.

        On account of various security measures initiated by Goa Police, the State’s law and order situation has improved remarkably Dr. Chander said and hailed the force for its performance doing the BRICS summit and other important events that have happened in the state and added that despite of limited resources, the Goa Police have excelled in their duties.

The Director General of Police  gave away the Best Police Station Award and DGPs insignia to the deserving officers.

While the Best Police Station Award which consists rolling trophy and commendation was bagged by Mapusa police station, the 2nd Best Police Station Award bagged by Panaji Police Station and the third best police station award was bagged by the Mollem Police station.  Police inspector incharges  Shri Tusar Lotlikar, Shri Siddant Shirodkar and Shri Nilesh Daigodkar received the trophies.  The DGPs Police Insignia was presented to Superintendent of Police (Training), Shri  Shri  Rohidas Patre, Police Inspectors Shri Sudesh Narvekar, Shri Dattaguru sawant, Shri Milind Bhuimbur, Shri Prvin Gauns, Shri Ravindra Dessai,  Police Sub-Inspector Shri Elvis Barbosa,  ASI Shri Pratap Parab , Head Constables, Shri Niilkant Prabhu, Shri Ranjitkumar Desai Police Constables Shri Anand Ghatwal and Shri Prakash Gaonkar.

A colourful parade was presented to the DGP byt eh Police personnel headed by Parade Commander Deputy Superintendent fo Police Shri Edwin Colaco assisted by assistant parade commander Police Inspector Prajyot Fadte. The respective platoons were commanded by PSI’s PARESH RAMNATHKAR, Shri Ramchandra Naik, Shri Vijyakant Fadte, Raju Gawas, Miss Veronica Coutinho and Miss Jennifer Fernandes.

The DGP on his arrival was received by SP (HQ) Shri Bosco George and was escorted to martyrs memorial for  placing the wreath at the memorial and thereafter tot he dais to take general salute.

The raising day celebration was attended by the senior Police officers, retired police officers and other ranks of the Goa Police Force

Earlier, the DGP received salutes given by six march past contingents which included Goa  Police and  IRBn.