Ranjeeta Sharma became the first lady officer (P) to bag IPS Association’s Sword of Honour for the Best Outdoor Probationer and the Prime Minister’s Baton and Home Ministry’s Revolver for the best all-round IPS probationer of the 72nd batch of IPS, apart from several other trophies.
Dikshant Parade (Passing Out Parade) of the 72nd batch of IPS officer trainees was held at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA) in Hyderabad on Friday.
Sharma is the fifth woman in the history of SVPNPA to command the Dikshant Parade, considered to be the prestigious honour for any IPS probationer.
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai attended the event and took the Salute of the Diskhant Parade, led by Sharma, the best all-around topper of the batch.
Ms Ranjeeta Sharma won The IPS Association’s Sword of Honor, awarded to the best Outdoor Probationer and is the first lady officer trainee to receive this in the history of the Academy. Academy congratulates her for this achievement. @IPS_Association pic.twitter.com/TdRwfh12EP
— SVPNPA (@svpnpahyd) August 6, 2021
178 officer trainees passed out from the Academy, including 34 officer trainees from friendly countries of Nepal, Maldives, Mauritius and Bhutan. Dikshant Parade marks the culmination of the basic training of the IPS Officer at the Academy.