Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal presented appointment letter to athlete Hima Das in the rank of deputy superintendent of police in Assam Police under the ‘Integrated Sports Policy’ of the Assam government at a programme held at Sarusajai Sports Complex in Guwahati on February 26.
Sonowal also distributed appointment letters to 597 newly-recruited sub-inspectors in Assam Police in the same function.
Earlier, he unveiled a life-size statue of Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi which was installed by Assam Sports Journalists Welfare Association under the aegis of the freedom fighter’s family at Sarusajai Sports Complex.
Speaking on the occasion, chief minister Sonowal paid respectful tribute to Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi and said that the great freedom fighter set high moral standard in society through his selfless service to the nation.
The chief minister further said that though appointment in government service is a regular process, certain recruitments exemplify ethical values and inspire the society and the people in the administration to follow the path of righteousness.
He termed the latest recruitment of sub-inspectors in Assam Police as an example of truthfulness, sincerity and coordinated efforts which testified the capabilities of the police force to fight against challenges setting new benchmark for transparency. He also congratulated the newly recruited sub-inspectors and their parents on the occasion.
Saying that the uniform of a police personnel carries with it lots of responsibility, duty and sense of integrity, the chief minister urged the newly appointed sub-inspectors to contribute in giving a new momentum to the police force.
Further the chief minister said that the state government adopted an integrated sports policy to make sports as a promising career for the young generation. Under the scheme, the Assam government appointed sprinter Hima Das as DSP in Assam Police who made the state proud with her achievements in national and international sports, he said.
The chief minister also observed that appointment of Hima Das would inspire the youth to devote more sincerely in the field of sports.